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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 via mobile

A short walk through the western lotus pond garden and you are here in the Chi Lin Monastery. Pictures allowed but not into the halls. Gold leaf and mountain stones with proverbs on. I read a few that changed my day for the better! I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JH72
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a beautiful grade with amazing Chinese vibes. Also it's manageable to take a toddler with an stroller, but there will be stairs like everywhere else in Hong Kong

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mahkam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quite easy to get to from harbour hotels, for example we were at shangri la and take underground and about 25 minutes, one change. Peaceful walk around the buildings and the contrast is also amazing with the high rise in the background from some points....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Peaceful place with a nice temple, not to crowded, easy to reach by metro. Close to the beautiful Nan Ling Garden

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank gruenesosse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our holiday (the other days it’s rained too much to do anything, or the Temples were way too crowded and noisy) I really recommend this beautiful place. It’s lovely to have a wonder around at your own pace...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just across Nan Lian Garden. It's a tranquil place to unwind and take instagrammable pictures.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tet S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third time I visit this Nunnery and the Nan Lian Garden. They are easily assessble by taking the MTR to diamond hill station. No admission fee. The architecture and the landscape are amazingly beautiful. The food in he vegetarian restaurant is also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Beetle668
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many Buddha altars and beautiful bonsai trees. Too bad no photos of the main hall but can respect the reason. Next to the Nan lian garden. Beautifully maintained.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Resort189583
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much enjoyed strolling around the buildings and taking in the peaceful atmosphere which was signalled by the corridor of wise sayings

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DavidG897
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk from diamond hill station. The architecture is beautiful. The landscaped gardens are tranquil and stunning.

Date of experience: March 2019
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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.