Nan Lian Garden
Nan Lian Garden
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  • Ian C
    Toronto, Canada263 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful garden worth seeing.
    Beautiful garden, incredibly maintained. Doesn’t take long to walk around and see it all. Lots of spots for great pics. Close to Hollywood Mall and easy to get to by train.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 November 2023
  • Doctor_When
    Droitwich, United Kingdom169 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An oasis of calm amongst the craziness of HK
    A beautiful oasis of serenity in the heart of Hong Kong's bustling city centre, surrounded by concrete and motorways... however, once you're inside the gates of the park, the grime and noise of the city seems to disappear and you're left to peacefully wonder these beautifully manicured gardens and enjoy some peace and quiet. Everything is immaculate, and the bonsai collection is spectacular. Definitely worth a visit.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 December 2023
  • Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia8,008 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Chinese Classical Garden
    Beautiful gardens located near Diamond Hill and a peaceful oasis amid the hustle and bustle of the city. Very helpful attendants at the entrance and we were supplied with a very informative pamphlet showing the layout of the gardens with its hills, water features, vegetation, rock formations, pavilions and other structures and all based on Tang Dynasty style. Amazing bonsai. Unfortunately, the Lotus Pond and Blue Pond were closed to the public on the day, this precluded a visit to the Pavilion of Absolute Perfection and a stroll on the Zi-Wu Bridges. The entire gardens are a photographer's delight.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 December 2023
  • Arleen O
    Dublin, Ireland43 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A tranquil oasis in the middle of a chaotic city
    These Gardens are free to enter and connect to the Chi Lin Nunnery. We got the MTR to Diamond Hill and walked from there. Outside the area surrounding the gardens is full of noise and traffic but once you enter it is so peaceful you would think you are in the middle of the countryside. The planting and buildings are beautiful.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 April 2024
  • WanderingRooster
    Seattle, Washington245 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning Traditional Chinese Garden
    Spectacular Chinese garden next to Chi Lin Nunnery. The garden here is beautiful and meticulously maintained which examples of various plants, ponds, bonsai, rocks, traditional wood craft and joinery, etc. It is large enough to be worth the trip, but not so large that it would require an entire day to see. It is easily paired with the nunnery right across the street for a day or half day outing. Also a great place for some unique gifts and souvenirs.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 May 2024
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WanderingRooster
Seattle, WA245 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Spectacular Chinese garden next to Chi Lin Nunnery. The garden here is beautiful and meticulously maintained which examples of various plants, ponds, bonsai, rocks, traditional wood craft and joinery, etc. It is large enough to be worth the trip, but not so large that it would require an entire day to see. It is easily paired with the nunnery right across the street for a day or half day outing. Also a great place for some unique gifts and souvenirs.
Written 27 May 2024
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Une_Bella
Sydney, Australia605 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
The garden is pristine, easy to access and wonderful to walk around. The lotus ponds are so beautiful too. I was blown away by the Buddhas around the inner garden where no photos are allowed.
Definitely recommend this!
Written 21 May 2024
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mfilcol2014
Lisbon, Portugal1,769 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Nian Lian Garden is a true oasis in the midst of the chaos of Hong Kong. Located in Diamond Hill, the garden, easily accessible by metro, is an unmissable gem. This garden is super peaceful, not yet visited by thousands of tourists. Super clean and well arranged, it looks like a Japanese garden. When you visit HK, find some free time and take the opportunity to visit this tranquil wonder
Written 19 April 2024
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Arleen O
Dublin, Ireland43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
These Gardens are free to enter and connect to the Chi Lin Nunnery. We got the MTR to Diamond Hill and walked from there. Outside the area surrounding the gardens is full of noise and traffic but once you enter it is so peaceful you would think you are in the middle of the countryside. The planting and buildings are beautiful.
Written 4 April 2024
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38Russ
72 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
This place together with the nunnery over the road are both peaceful and beautiful well worth a visit for a couple of hours, the workman ship in the buildings and surroundings are magnificent
This is a FREE tour site although donations are gratefully accepted.
Written 24 March 2024
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Nicholas N
Copenhagen, Denmark872 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
This garden is really beautiful. There's so many things to see so definitely worth doing a detour to see this place. Don't forget to see the temple as well.
Written 8 February 2024
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srblohm
New Bern, NC33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Beautiful and amazing. As this is free, highly recommend this garden to anyone visiting the area. The shrubbery and trees are unique and beautiful.
Written 14 January 2024
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Dan L
Bunbury, Australia8,008 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Beautiful gardens located near Diamond Hill and a peaceful oasis amid the hustle and bustle of the city. Very helpful attendants at the entrance and we were supplied with a very informative pamphlet showing the layout of the gardens with its hills, water features, vegetation, rock formations, pavilions and other structures and all based on Tang Dynasty style. Amazing bonsai. Unfortunately, the Lotus Pond and Blue Pond were closed to the public on the day, this precluded a visit to the Pavilion of Absolute Perfection and a stroll on the Zi-Wu Bridges. The entire gardens are a photographer's delight.
Written 18 December 2023
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Doctor_When
Droitwich, UK169 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
A beautiful oasis of serenity in the heart of Hong Kong's bustling city centre, surrounded by concrete and motorways... however, once you're inside the gates of the park, the grime and noise of the city seems to disappear and you're left to peacefully wonder these beautifully manicured gardens and enjoy some peace and quiet. Everything is immaculate, and the bonsai collection is spectacular. Definitely worth a visit.
Written 13 December 2023
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Warren G
Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Try to get there at sunset to take beautiful photos in daylight and nighttime. Stunning location. Just a quick note the grounds aren’t that big. Easy to walk
Written 25 November 2023
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