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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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Nunnery is a quiet retreat, so close to a busy road. Photos within also show the Hong Kong skyline, quite a different view. If you know any background I'm sure it would be... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nunnery is a quiet retreat, so close to a busy road. Photos within also show the Hong Kong skyline, quite a different view. If you know any background I'm sure it would be fascinating.

Thank confusedAussie
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank viazaviaza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

Thank Brian H
new york
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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

Thank keith h
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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!

Thank Bryan L
Great Britain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Ross H
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank TimStHo
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 

Thank GDay1044
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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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