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Nan Tien Temple

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Address: 180 Berkeley Rd | Unanderra, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
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+61 2 4272 0600
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is...

Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is so much to offer: the visual delights of grandeur architecture, art & culture including unique exhibitions & festivals, Buddhist festivals, vegetarian culinary delights, educational & healthy life style classes & retreats, accommodation, top class conference and auditorium facilities as well as beautiful gardens & walks. There is also the spiritual and religious experience that is unforgettable and even life changing for some.

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Absolutely stunning

A great beautiful place to take the family, go for a walk of the whole grounds and make sure you see all the fish ponds. Tips - make sure you wear conservative clothing, no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great beautiful place to take the family, go for a walk of the whole grounds and make sure you see all the fish ponds. Tips - make sure you wear conservative clothing, no singlets or shorts Cafe is vegetarian

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are into Meditation I can guarantee this place for finding Peace of Mind. The people who are there are so humble and willing to help you find yourself through Meditation and relaxation. Not only is the place an excellent place to find yourself the Temple is a sight to behold .. If in the Wollongong area this is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the start, driving into the grounds, the beauty starts. Everywhere you look there are beautiful gardens and lawns with little Buddah's everywhere. I was extremely impressed with the Temple and Tower. what a beautiful place to visit.

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Thank Meg D
Dapto, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

no cost just over the hill from berkekey and beautiful lake Illawarra. a must see in the gong. art gardens and the culture. the largest budist temple in the southern hemisphere. bring your camera.

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice stop after the coastal drive down from Sydney. Beautiful gardens. Some tourists from certain countries where loud and noisy and completely ignorant thus disturbing the peace but once that group moved away we could enjoy our visit.

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Thank Joerg D
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friends had told us about the temple so we visited, worth the visit, a little disappointed that we were not prewarned that females need to have legs covered to enter the museum. They do offer the loan of a sarong, but you have to go back to reception to sign one out. Quite a few photos of the different stages... More 

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Thank Gerry L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very commercial with quite rude people who only seem to care about making a buck which is sad because buildings and grounds are beautiful.

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Thank Alex A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to visit with the family. Everyone is nice and respectful. Also the cafe has delicious food and I would recommend the wonton soup with steamed dumplings yum yum yum

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Thank BigGerg1
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful people,wonderful quietness and restfulness.not to be missed. Special days such as ancesters day are very moving.I am not a Buddhist but always enjoy visiting the temple.

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Thank Robert M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nan Tien Temple is a place for everyone to visit. Do not drive past it, the temple is just slightly off the main highway, really worth a stop. The gardens are beautiful and the temple is just so serene. Vegetarian food is available for lunch. The temple also hosts day and weekend retreats and also guided tours.

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