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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Having travelled around in Asia a fair bit now, I liked this place as it's architecture and vibe reminded me of some of the Japanese places of worship. Where HK and Thailand can... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David M
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having travelled around in Asia a fair bit now, I liked this place as it's architecture and vibe reminded me of some of the Japanese places of worship. Where HK and Thailand can be a bit crazy at times and the temples can be white exuberant, I liked the demure serenity of this place. Would definitely recommend a visit and,... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The sculptures which unfortunately are off limits to photography are incredible! Its so quiet with soft zen-like music playing it makes for a very relaxing place to visit. lots of information about the Buddhas and the history of each one. I really enjoyed visiting, the visuals alone are stunning.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy to find on the mtr at Diamond hill station. You can also consider visiting wong tai sin temple on the same line. Combine both sites in one day.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Built in Tang Dynasty traditional architecture- the complex offers beautiful temple halls, statues, lotus ponds. It is free of charge.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just a short walk from the Diamond Hill MTR, immerse yourself in a tranquil garden that was never crowded when I went there (four times). It provides relief from the intensity of the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a pleasant place to spend an afternoon. It is a large, spread-out series of gardens and buildings which is surprisingly quiet despite the main road just beside it. Visitors walk through the colonnades and view the statues of Buddhas and so forth, and are welcome to enter into the contemplation rooms. It is a perfect place to get... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just a short walk from Diamond Hill MTR station, the Chi Lin Nunnery is a calm and serene place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the rest of Hong Kong. Don't forget to check out the Nan Lian Gardens just across the road.

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved Chi Lin Nunnery - we went on a public holiday, and were pleasantly surprised by the fact that it was not very crowded, had very few tourists and had stunning architecture. Definitively a must-visit if you want to see a different side of Hong Kong.

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Praha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must travel from the city center by MTR, maybe this is the reason, why this nice nunnery is not overcrowded. It is connected with Nan LIan Garden and it is worthy to spend time to get there.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden and nunnery was a really pleasant place to pass sometime, so tranquil out of the hustle and bustle of the city.

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