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Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin District
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Reviewed yesterday

very welcoming and calm place to wander round. there is a very nice gift shop in the basement as well.

Thank Redpiper14
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting and calm place to visit in the heat. Easy to get to by transit. It is a new structure and seems a bit showy. It doesn't have the atmosphere of older temples. There are beautiful gardens.

1  Thank Pat A
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited Chi Lin Nunnery in 2004 for the first time. Went there again in February this year with friends from France. I was so impressed. The place is just as beautiful as before. The tree and plants have grown so much and are awesome....More

Thank makmwd
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beside the Garden next door, the buildings and the Budda are amazing. Must see to believe. So well kept and maintained garden and grounds.

1  Thank Glenda N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Combined with the gardens this makes a nice stop in an otherwise busy city. Lovely lotus ponds and cute gift shop although the shop in the gardens and a better range of higher end items. Enter though gardens, well sign posted from diamond hill stop.

Thank MixMasterMoll
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is situated north of HK and quite away from the main tourist areas. The gardens, waters, bridges and houses at Chi Lun Nunnery are so beautiful, and creates a relaxing and peaceful vibe.There is also a nice restaurant behind a small waterfall. Really...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Your visit to Hong Kong is incomplete without visiting Chi Lin Nunnery. Simply divine temple in the midst of HK's concrete jungle. Right outside Diamond Hill station. Forget everything else in HK and spend an hour here. So tranquil, so heavenly.

Thank Sean V
Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved my visit here. The buildings are in excellent condition, and the courtyards are serene and beautiful. I walked through twice, I liked it so much. Well worth the time.

1  Thank PucksterColorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really liked the information on how temples are built and enjoyed the calm and scenic look round the temple and adjoining gardens. I’m sure staff bills are extortionate as they are posted everywhere and watch you constantly which was unnerving and could be annoying...More

Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most relaxing place in Hong Kong. Just imagine a beautiful temple/garden/lake in the middle of a frenetic city surrounded by tall buildings. The MTR is very close and only take a couple of hours to visit this place. Cheers

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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.
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Carebear79
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.
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Regina O
7 May 2017|
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Response from Deta B | Reviewed this property |
just go to Diamond Hill and actually there a small sign to Nan Lian Garden (via Plaza Hollywood). you can enter the Nan Lian Garden first. from there theres actually a bridge that connect directly to the Chi Lin Nunnery.
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