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Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin District
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Before traveling to HK me and my husband among other things were planing to see Chi lin nunnery and victoria peak however later on we needed to choose between these two as we couldn’t make it for both and at the end we went to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ArtaSkenderi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's an amazing garden ,very close to mrt n monastery (in fact connected by a good bride directly taking you to monastery) ,you can take some amazing photos and there are some amazing bonsai collection and well curated 2 museums showcasing wood based construction technique...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Dipubose
Reviewed 4 days ago

After the races at Sha Tin we decided to visit this outstanding nunnery. The Nunnery is a huge complex consisting of several wooden buildings containing Buddhist relics, statues of Buddha and much more. We found that the Nan Lian Gardens , connected by a bridge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the highlight of my visit where I focused seeing temples wnd gardens. The nunnery is adorned with bonsais and restrained Tang dynsasty buildings. There is soft traditional Chinese meditation music playing and there are several temples to explore. The nunnery is attached to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chloe O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This monastery was beautiful. Not difficult to get to (it's around 20 mins by taxi from Kowloon bay, and right next to a metro station). The monastery is beautiful and wonderfully kept, and the gardens are amazing. There's a huge boulder collection.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TheBoagey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here from the Nan Lin Gardens over the bridge that separates the two and were mindful that this is a Buddhist temple and nunnery, so didn’t take any photos inside, just the exterior of the temple and garden. The statues are amazing in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CathR309
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very long time walking around in amazement of this place it was one of the real highlights of our recent HK trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cspettett
Reviewed 1 week ago

next to nan lian gardens. beautiful temple and overall a nice relaxing place to see. close to plaza Hollywood mall

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank glennnnn2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The nunnery is beautiful structures and perfectly manicured vegetation and trees. The entire building is made without a single nail. Rare and special rocks from China were imported and placed along the sides of the nunnery. These colourful geological beauties were naturally eroded by the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZenFunTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you love architecture, if you appreciate history, if you are looking for peace and beauty merged into one - go visit. Don't go looking for lavish designs or prideful displays of wealth - go enjoy the simplicity and peacefulness the nunnery brings. I can't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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21 October 2018|
Response from paul g | Reviewed this property |
The Chi Lin Nunnery was open 9 - 4:30 each day, including Sundays.
Alun K
2 August 2018|
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Response from laras603 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s Diamond Hill. An easy walk from there. It’s pretty well signed.
10 September 2017|
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Response from 259elainel2015 | Reviewed this property |
few senior nuns speak good english but i doubt you can meet them as they are always busy.