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Chi Lin Nunnery

Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a breathtaking walk around the garden. Easy to access- just take the MTR to diamond hill where it is very well sign posted. Free admission, you can spend as long as you was in there. However, a little advice: bring the mosquito spray on...More

Thank YN_Birch
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Chi Lin Nunnery is a great place to visit to get a little bit of culture in the middle of the busy city life of Hong Kong. The temple is nice to walk around, and the surrounding park with a lake has a golden...More

Thank Connor K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautiful and calm oasis in Kowloon which is a must see. Great views and lovely gardens. The way is marked from Diamond Hill MTR.

Thank mangopablo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit the nunnery by friends, having never done so in 20 years of visiting the city. We went there on a damp windy day, catching the #5 bus from the Star Ferry. It was so worth taking the time to do...More

Thank Alan N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very serene venue in HK - not old but built in old style with old techniques - highly recommend a visit. Combine with a visit to Wong Tai Sin temple and Walled City Park

Thank Kaydn215
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not on the bucket list of must do things in HK but perhaps one of the most beautiful spots in the city! This is a Budhha Temple located in the Diamond Hill area. It has a lovely courtyard with majestic lotus ponds and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice palace with lotus ponds and statues. it is located beside Nan Lian Garden (same area and entrance). You can get into the palace, but no taking picture is allowed. The security speaks no English, but they try very hard to help tourists.

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Chi Lin Nunnery in a rainy day, but even the weather couldn't spoil those outstanding impressions that we got there! Especially, I liked the garden which is imbued with the Chinese traditions.

Thank Olya B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the timber roof lines to the lotus ponds, the Nunnery is a must see. Cameras are allowed on the outside but not the inside. The many buddhas are spectacular.

Thank AverageJill727
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful, peaceful place. Easy to find from the Diamond Hill MTR. Attached park is lovely. A great place to wander for an hour or so.

Thank sirmadammmm
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Regina O
what is the nearest MTR station there ?
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.
Pam S
Is the vegetarian restaurant open for breakfast?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Coolcookingteacher | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is in the Nan Lian gardens opposite the nunnery, you can book there is a number on the website but no breakfast!
Annette H
how long would it take to cover the facility
9 October 2016|
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Response from Margaret H | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours between the Nunnery and the Gardens, linked by a foot bridge. It's a peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong.