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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 3 days ago

Chi Lin Nunnery offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the island. Travel on the MTR to Diamond Hill and follow the signage to get here. This buddhist nunnery is a place of worship. At the entrance you get to see the...More

Thank Ronnie010
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit of a gem that doesn't seem to be on the tourist map. I came across it by accident when being shuttled to the shopping centre, and happy I did. Got there late in the afternoon, which was just before closing time with a...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The nunnery is just a short walk from the Nan Lian Garden. The structure of the nunnery brings you to the ancient Chinese times, a beautiful contrast to the high-rise buildings in the background. There are also lotus ponds in the middle of the nunnery....More

Thank Deni M
Reviewed 1 week ago

After your visit to Nan Lian Gardens go up the steps to this fantastic place. The buildings are breathtaking in their symmetry and their ornate decoration. Within the courtyard, the area takes on a most serene atmosphere. Some areas are off-limits as this is a...More

1  Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most Historic sights in Hong Kong they are very close to the metro and a shopping Centre. You get off at Diamond Hill and you can start at the shopping centre for a Coffee. I recommend Pacific Coffee and then stroll across the road...More

Thank philandcathy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chi Lin Nunnery and its beautiful Nan Lian Gardens are well worth a visit and offer a peaceful retreat away from the usual hustle and bustle of busy Kowloon island. The effort to travel to Diamond Hill to get there is well worth it (the...More

1  Thank ellaarwyn
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here buy MTR and walk. I just take some pictures here. The Nunnery is awesome for picture background. Do not forget to visit the garden.

Thank BroJohn71
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you looking for piece mind in crowded city, here is the best place to go! It just nearby Choi Hung MTR Station by walking distant. Feeling like in Japan shrine =)

Thank meecell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice garden and if you love peacefulness surrounding with nice sculptures and flowers this is a place to go. Walking distance from Diamond Hill MTR station. Different from the busy city.

Thank carrieL24
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chi Lin Nunnery is very quiet and peaceful. I enjoyed walking around there and look at the statues. Would recommend going here!

Thank nating01
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10 September 2017|
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Response from 259elainel2015 | Reviewed this property |
few senior nuns speak good english but i doubt you can meet them as they are always busy.
Regina O
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
27 April 2017|
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Response from 259elainel2015 | Reviewed this property |
No, it only opens for lunch and dinner everyday. For the 1st and 15th day of Chinese lunar calendar, it will be very crowded and unlikely to get a table. Pre booking will be helpful.