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Chuk Lam Sim Yuen

Fu Yung Shan San, Hong Kong, China
+852 2416 6557
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"80s FE college."

When we got here in a taxi from the much, much more impressive Western monastery, my girlfriend... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Hong Kong, China
A place for the soul

Chuk Lam Sim Yuen is not widely known amongst Buddhist Temples in HK, but it is amongst the nicest... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Jason T
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18 Feb 2017
“"80s FE college."”
11 Oct 2016
“A place for the soul”
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Fu Yung Shan San, Hong Kong, China
+852 2416 6557
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Reviewed 18 February 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

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Reviewed 11 October 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

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 27 August 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

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 6 April 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

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 5 March 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

Thank Sudarg
Reviewed 19 October 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

Thank Col20
Reviewed 10 February 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

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 10 January 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

2  Thank Jimmy K
Reviewed 7 March 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.

4  Thank zoeker
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