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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Have you been to Hong Kong before ? Done the Peak and seen the markets ? After a while you are keen on something a little different. Chi Lin Nunnery and the adjacent gardens are... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have you been to Hong Kong before ? Done the Peak and seen the markets ? After a while you are keen on something a little different. Chi Lin Nunnery and the adjacent gardens are worth the visit. It is approx 30 minutes from HK island to reach the serene nunnery with with peaceful pagoda and shrines. Then across the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must see of a more relaxed, and less visited temple in Kowloon. Visited last weekend and enjoyed it very much. The Nan Lian gardens opposite are great also

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After 2 hectic days it was just the thing to visit this stunning temple a few minutes from Diamond Hill stop. The terraces are full compliance wonderful trees all labelled and you can enter the upper courtyard but no photos of the Buddha. Orchids everywhere, so ornate and very interesting. Beautiful waterlily ponds Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is not much to say here apart from that it is beautiful, clean, and very peaceful. You only need about 10 minutes to see the entirety of this place as it is just a very large temple and it is free. The nan liang gardens are also worth a visit.

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Thank Garfield_1990
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Chi Lin Nunnery is attached to the Nan Lian Garden. Its is beautifully constructed and immaculately clean. It was not as busy as other temples we visited so there was more an aura of peace around it

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Thank sunny-singh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a very beautiful building. It is also part of the Nan Lian Gardens and worth a visit if you are in Hong Kong.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the real attraction is are the beautiful gardens (Nan Lian Garden, reviewed separately) attached to this nunnery (what we'd call a temple in English) four stars because of the gardens it's very peaceful with a center courtyard surrounded by temple rooms with Buddha rooms for praying.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful, serene oasis in the middle of the frenetic rest of Kowloon. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, including the lovely Lotus Pond Garden, the nunnery exudes calmness and tranquillity. Around the central courtyard are several shrine areas with impressive statues of the Buddha. The main hall contains a striking golden Buddha with attendants. Many local Chinese devoutly worshipping there, but... More 

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Malolos, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Place to pray and workship, a very quiet place that give you comfort and peace of mind. it is also a nice place to take picture, but only on the outside, taking picture inside is not allowed.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time here and if you are into photography then you will have a ball. Plus the serenity of the place was awsome. But get there early to be able to get uniterrupted photo shots.

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