Chi Lin Nunnery
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Michael K
809 contributions
Oct 2022
This is a stately set of temples completely enclosing a central coutyard with four symmetrical lotus ponds. When I visited, quite a lot of lotus flowers with different colors were in bloom. In contrast, all the temples are of a sombre dark brown color. Do not expect to find the golden pagoda and the connecting red bridge that some reviewers wrongly attributed to this temple. They are actually located in Nan Lian Garden.
Written 1 November 2022
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Moscow, Russia105,052 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
Chilin Nunnery was founded in 1934 and built in the style of the Tang Dynasty. Chilin is a temple complex of wooden architecture, with Buddhist relics, lotus ponds, sculptures and a beautiful park. The monastery was built according to all the rules of Feng Shui.
Written 1 November 2022
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arefl02
Hong Kong, China334 contributions
Jun 2022
A friend of mine recommended to go and visit this place. I am not a practicing buddhist but I am surprised that there is a certain calmness of mind during meditation inside the nunnery. There are also some rock artifacts and plants showcased upon entering where there are philosophy/quotation on it. There is also a nearby park. It is easy to find this place. Must try!
Written 26 June 2022
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helensha88
Hong Kong, China23 contributions
May 2022
Been there many times while living in HK and now when visiting. Worth the visit! Peaceful and beautiful, but can get very busy and crowded on Sundays, so keep that in mind.
Written 8 June 2022
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TK88888
618 contributions
Nov 2021
Oddly enough, situated directly opposite Plaza Hollywood.

Well, I thought it was an interesting juxtaposition.
Written 30 November 2021
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Vicky Silve
Abbadia Lariana, Italy598 contributions
Apr 2021
This nunnery is quite far away from the crowd and the noise of the most touristic places in HK, it surely worths a visit if you’re visiting this part of China which is not “China”. That day the sky was a bit cloudy, I’m sure if you will visit it during a sunny day (hopefully not too hot!) you will have an even better experience!
Written 3 July 2021
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irit_lillian
Mazkeret Batya, Israel60 contributions
Nov 2020
The garden and nunnery are a beautiful place to calm down, relax and meditate. It is artificial, yet full of the beauty of nature. Tacked in a residential area it make one appreciate it even more.
, A wonderful place to experience the spirit of Buddhism and serenity.
Written 9 November 2020
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nikita dino
Hong Kong, China86 contributions
Sep 2020 • Solo
What a sanctuary in the middle of Kowloon, very clean and quite a fascinating architecture. Worth a visit if you got 2-3 spare.
Written 22 September 2020
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Lilu
Kowloon, China17 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
Is a must visit when coming to Hong Kong.
So spectacular so peaceful and so much history behind this. My dad helped built and designed this including the history of all kinds of wood used and it’s transportation.

Staff were very helpful.

So glad we took our kids and their friends there

Such an iconic place to me.
Written 19 July 2020
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Suzanne S
3 contributions
Jun 2020
This is an interesting, restful and beautiful place to rest and walk, and the vegetarian restaurant is so good that even I (a meat lover) can't resist stopping for a meal, partly due to the waterfall vista from within
Written 14 June 2020
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