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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Phone Number: 852-23541735
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The Nunnery was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy my day in hong kong , should not be missed , take your camera or camera phone

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Nunnery was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy my day in hong kong , should not be missed , take your camera or camera phone

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this temple and were amazed at how quite and serene the experience was. We stepped out of the city and into another world of peaceful bliss. I would recommend you bring a guide with you to help explain the cultural and religious significance of every statue to get the most out of the experience, but even without a... More 

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new york
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

interesting view of local culture. next to a really nice garden.. a quick walk through is enough unless this is a religious experience.. the garden next door is gorgeous

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here in the late morning. This nunnery has a beautiful garden, great views and is in the middle of the city. So impressive!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A quiet oasis in the heart of Hong Kong. Colourful, well-maintained gardens. Stunning architecture. An introduction to the spiritual side of HK, and a relief from the huly burly of shopping, shopping and shopping - though there is plenty of shopping and eating close by.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The nunnery offers an interesting view of the architecture of the nunnery and cultural practices of the adherents. It would be nice if there was more to explain the context to the tourists though.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very contrasting ambiance to typical Hong Kong hustle and bustle. You can enjoy a peaceful afternoon here and appreciate the elegant Tang dynasty architecture. A bit out of the way but definitely worth visiting.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This interesting and beautifully kept place is adjacent to the Nan Lin Garden and can be accessed via a bridge across the busy road – the entrance past an impressive Buddha and his attendants leads to lotus pond gardens in a quadrangle with a covered walkway perimeter off which are a number of alcoves also containing Buddha images – at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems far from the touristic area, yet by metro it is quite easy to go visit this wonderfully peaceful convent. Everything is large, well maintained, and beautiful. Rebuilt recently on old style with elegant waterlily ponds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in the denomination of Buddhism that's based on meditation, you should definitely go. The Buddhists don't burn incense there, the practice is different from the temples. As it is within five-minute walk from the Nan Liam Garden, you may find it pretty attractive to visit two attractions in Hong Kong within a short walking distance!

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