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Chuk Lam Sim Yuen

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Beautiful Buddhist Monastery in the New Territories

The monastery is located in the New Territories and consists of several halls. At the entrance to... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2016
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Best temple statues in Hong Kong

The building is nothing special and the paint looks cheap. However when you look inside, you will... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2015
pianocello
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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Mar 3, 2019
“The first Phra Phrom in HK”
Feb 18, 2017
“"80s FE college."”
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Easy to go by taxi or driving, and there are people to teach you how to do the ceremony. There's also a Main Shrine Hall of Buddha inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pigletlet
Reviewed February 18, 2017

When we got here in a taxi from the much, much more impressive Western monastery, my girlfriend joked, "Why have we come to an 80s Further Education College?", which unfortunately sums up how a lot if it looks. There is a grand temple structure at...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Chuk Lam Sim Yuen is not widely known amongst Buddhist Temples in HK, but it is amongst the nicest in terms of atmosphere. Getting here from Tsuen Wan MTR is not far, but once you're out of the pedestrian bridges, it's a mild trek going...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank whitehorsetaichi
Reviewed August 27, 2016

The monastery is located in the New Territories and consists of several halls. At the entrance to the monastery is a four-faced Brahma statue. Inside are some of the largest golden Buddha statues in Hong Kong. The courtyard of the monastery has a depiction of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed April 6, 2016

This Buddhist temple is heavily used by locals so you should be respectful of those at worship. There are several buildings, each higher up than the next. Inside each are many Buddhist statues with altars holding offerings from flowers to oranges to oil bottles. In...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank gloriab598
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited this monastery with a bus tour. It was the highlight of the day. Although undergoing renovation, it was completely open for an interesting visit. The statues are superb, ornate and telling a vivid picture of the various deities involved. It's hard to believe...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Sudarg
Reviewed October 19, 2015

If you are interested in Buddhist temples by all means visit. It is very peaceful, quiet and relaxing here. Catch the MRT to Tsuen Wan. Take Exit B1 and follow the footbridge over the main road (Castle Peak Road) to Shui Wo Street ( Shui...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Col20
Reviewed February 10, 2015

The building is nothing special and the paint looks cheap. However when you look inside, you will see some of the most beautiful statues in Hong Kong. Easy to reach by minibus in Tsuen Wan

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank pianocello
Reviewed January 9, 2015

Wonderful Zen temple complex located in the Tsuen Wan District of Hong Kong. My favorite part of the temple complex is the "Hall of 500 Arhats" located at the top of the mountain peak - inside which housed a two storey of 500 golden statues...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank LondonglobetrotterJ
Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

Wonderfull monastery on the hills of Tsuen Wan. There was a religious ceremony going on at 11:45 on weekday. It's quite and not touristic - worth a visit! There is even a bus stop nearby.

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