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Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin District
+852 2354 1735
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Reviewed yesterday

Although this Nunnery is rather small, it's a fantastic Temple to see. It's got a lot of charm and the people who run it, do a good job of keeping it clean. It's a must-see, especially after gone through the Garden.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JosephF1761
Reviewed yesterday

The Chi Lin Nunnery was the favorite tourist site in visited in my month on Hong Kong. I would highly recommend a visit. It is a restorative spot.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mahler5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a very beautiful place that I wouldn't have known if I didn't see someone talking on you tube about it Great for family. Beautiful grounds and landscape. There is also a restaurand on the grounds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Doreen-Ann L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful and serene destination in an otherwise hectic city. Its so nice and traditional, a must see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jadesdad
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as part of a private day tour. To visit this place without a good guide, or having done a lot of research would result in missing so much of the background and interesting detail. This placing should be on everyone’s list of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place in Kowloon. We did a paid tour to do this and I would recommend other NOT do that. This place is easy to find from the MTR Diamond Hill station. It is right next to Nan Lien Gardens. Hop on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed visiting the halls and grounds of the monastery - when I was in the gardens next door. Peaceful and inspiring!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mitzigal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the visit, lovely and bonsai trees amazing, also walk into the adjacant gardens with waterfall and more bonsai, loved the time spent here, we took a taxi from our hotel and viewed at leisure, easy to get taxi back from shopping centre opposite gardens

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bubcurl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This large, mostly wooden complex,and its remarkable architecture, houses Buddhist nuns... and is located on Diamond hill [note; entrance is free, and it closes at 5 PM]. The "Nan Lian" gardens- especially the Bonsai trees [which require much attention and patience] are outstanding- and add...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, we didn't realize that the nunnery closed at 5pm so we were unable to go inside. The bonsai exhibition outside, however, makes the trip worthwhile. It is absolutely magnificent. Definitely worth a trip!

Date of experience: December 2018
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21 October 2018|
Response from paul g | Reviewed this property |
The Chi Lin Nunnery was open 9 - 4:30 each day, including Sundays.
Alun K
3 August 2018|
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Response from laras603 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s Diamond Hill. An easy walk from there. It’s pretty well signed.
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.