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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 yesterday

Peaceful oasis - i'd reccomend just sitting for a few minutes and enjoy the surroundings before you run off to take pictures.

Thank matty-os
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were impressed with Chi Lin Nunnery's beautiful gardens. There are pagodas, lotus ponds and rock gardens along with several displays of petrified wood. The nunnery doesn't open until 9 but the grounds are open before that. There is a gift shop and restaurant which...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all, please do not mix up Chi Lin Nunnery with Nan Lian Garden though they are connected. It is a Nunnery that have a lot of restrictions towards visitors. As visitors, we need to keep quiet and follow a lot of rules. In...More

Thank bwkchang
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are into interesting buildings with a history then thi is worth a look. Or even visit for just a change of pace from the city.

Thank Instructorborovets
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the peaceful place to visit one time in Hong Kong and you can pray with Buddha that make you happy and feel peace during you stay in Nunnery

Thank GM_PAUL_Ratchapol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the way they had maintained and built the place. It was like in the dramas i've watched on TV and movies. :)

Thank MamitaTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must to visit when in Hong Kong. Take the easy subway to Diamond Hill, then simply go up the escalators to the area before the mall, turn right then left and go around the outside of the mall. Cross the street to the right...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew it was a place to visit, however, my first visit was to the vegetarian restaurant in the evening. A very popular restaurant and it's preferably with reservation. Food was good but I would think it's a little pricey. As a tourist, I would...More

Thank PH983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice and quite place in the middle of such a huuuge, loud and fast city! We loved the contrary to that and enjoyed some peaceful hours here.

Thank Around_The_World_A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Buddhist monastery is quite large but easy to see in a short visit - plan to spend about 1 hour viewing the temple and gorgeous landscaping. These are smaller temples on each side of the main Buddhist temple each dedicated to a smaller god....More

1  Thank RG59Traveler
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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.