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Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin District
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 July 2009

After researching on attractions to visit in Hong Kong, the Nunnery always came up highly recommended, so I decided to pay it a visit, and I am so glad I did! First of all, the Nunnery is very easy to find, getting off at Diamond...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 April 2015

it was a complete diappointment. i was so looking forward to this attraction given all the great reviews but it turn out that it was big disappointment. you may be tired of the bling bling side of hk, but that doesnt make this place a...More

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if you love architecture, if you appreciate history, if you are looking for peace and beauty merged into one - go visit. Don't go looking for lavish designs or prideful displays of wealth - go enjoy the simplicity and peacefulness the nunnery brings. I can't...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful nunnery in a serene environment. It is not well known. The construction is tongue and groove, no nails. A place to sit and contemplate.

Thank Traveler08831
Reviewed 6 days ago

This active monastery was built of wood, the traditional style without using nails or other metal elements. The monastery is large and the grounds include nice gardens, temples and places to worship.

Thank 935vladimirs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chi Lin Nunnery is interconnected with Nan Lian garden, it is so peaceful and very beautiful. You should allot about 2 hours to have a good feel of this place.

Thank nellietran
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I mentioned about Nan Lian Garden: I'm a tad conflicted about this. I *LOVE* the Chi Lin nunnery and it's a tiny oasis of calm in the madness of the city that I used to go to a LOT when I lived in Hong...More

Thank jwcchristiansen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful and relaxing. I enjoyed walking through and getting these peaceful vibes. The weather being great was also a plus.

Thank shamellj5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely unfriendly security. Couldn't see anything cause of them. Only a waste of time in my honest opinion.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic beautiful relaxing garden and Monastery hidden in the middle of Hong Kong. The gardens are quiet and uncrowded in the Chinese style with many trimmed Buddist Pines which are works of art. The gardens also have a artistic rock museum which is interesting...More

Thank davo860
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful pagoda style monastery with georgeous gardens and pools. hard to believe it's so close to the skyscrapers

Thank Nelliebabymine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short MTR ride from Mongkok is this serene garden. It's not touristy hence not very crowded. A must visit place in my view.

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BerthaM92
21 October 2018|
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Response from paul g | Reviewed this property |
The Chi Lin Nunnery was open 9 - 4:30 each day, including Sundays.
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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.
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Carebear79
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.
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