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Address: Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
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A quiet oasis in the heart of Hong Kong. Colourful, well-maintained gardens. Stunning architecture. An introduction to the spiritual side of HK, and a relief from the huly... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A quiet oasis in the heart of Hong Kong. Colourful, well-maintained gardens. Stunning architecture. An introduction to the spiritual side of HK, and a relief from the huly burly of shopping, shopping and shopping - though there is plenty of shopping and eating close by.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The nunnery offers an interesting view of the architecture of the nunnery and cultural practices of the adherents. It would be nice if there was more to explain the context to the tourists though.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very contrasting ambiance to typical Hong Kong hustle and bustle. You can enjoy a peaceful afternoon here and appreciate the elegant Tang dynasty architecture. A bit out of the way but definitely worth visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This interesting and beautifully kept place is adjacent to the Nan Lin Garden and can be accessed via a bridge across the busy road – the entrance past an impressive Buddha and his attendants leads to lotus pond gardens in a quadrangle with a covered walkway perimeter off which are a number of alcoves also containing Buddha images – at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems far from the touristic area, yet by metro it is quite easy to go visit this wonderfully peaceful convent. Everything is large, well maintained, and beautiful. Rebuilt recently on old style with elegant waterlily ponds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in the denomination of Buddhism that's based on meditation, you should definitely go. The Buddhists don't burn incense there, the practice is different from the temples. As it is within five-minute walk from the Nan Liam Garden, you may find it pretty attractive to visit two attractions in Hong Kong within a short walking distance!

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worthwhile a visit while in HK .Beautiful well groomed gardens , the nunnery itself is an amazing building all in made wood. Different from other temples . Not many people , so quiet. Great vegetarian restaurant at the site , not to be missed.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly interesting place to visit and explore. The statues, and general attraction of the Nunnery is astounding, and the history interesting. Thoroughly recommend visiting.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful nunnery, peaceful , rich in culture , a must see if you are in Hong Kong for few days. Very easy to get there

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful sanctuary next to an equally lovely park was the highlight of my first visit to Hong Kong. The grounds are lovely and the temple is inspiring. Don't miss it. It's an oasis of calm in a busy, crazy city.

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