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Chi Lin Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong, China
Wong Tai Sin District
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Reviewed yesterday

very pretty, area lots of history and a well laid out gardens. under construction yet still worth the visit. one of the best day trip we took.

Thank Rex M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Must visit if you have half a day available. The nunnery and the garden nearby are a must visit. The nunnery and garden has many many bonsai trees which in itself is absolutely spectacular to see. Spend some time in the gardens - its soothing...More

Thank MohanGeorge
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cin Lin Nunnery is a unique presence in cosmopolitan Hong Kong. Surrounded by skyscrapers and highways, it offers a serene paradise without outside disturbance. The Tang-style religious institution is a perfect place to relax and meditate. Fortunately it is still not too crowded at the...More

1  Thank Leon L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The peaceful nunnery is worth a look - beautiful water lily ponds too. Over the bridge is a lovely garden, an oasis of calm in the midst of high rise and traffic. Pretty pagoda and bonsai trees. Def worth a visit and easily accessed from...More

Thank olddht
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are after somewhere to escape the concrete jungle this is your place Well manicured gardens, waterfall with lovely bonsai ‘s. They also do lunch and dinner

Thank KerryR290
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning collection of buildings, water features and large bonsai trees. Across two main levels, the complex consists of two atria with temple halls of different sizes off them. The complex is built beautifully from wood, with no nails or dowels used. Watch out for...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here on day 1 of our 6 day trip - really nice to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Beautiful lily ponds and Bonsai trees.

Thank paulieworth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to wander aroud an appreciate the style and architcture of the Nunnery. The garden is also very relaxing.

Thank Dieter_Sch_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chi Lin Nunnery was a beautiful, tranquil site to visit. While the wooden architecture was impressive and enjoyable to take in, the adjacent Nan Lian Garden was my favorite. So much to take in between the meticulous landscaping, calming ponds, bonsai trees, central pavilion,...More

1  Thank Pippers79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately visited outside of opening hours but the gardens and display that could still be visited were amazing. The whole nunnery is perfectly symmetrical with many bonsai plants and ponds to admire. There was a display of Yantan Coloured Stone from various Chinese Dynasties that...More

1  Thank paul g
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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
2 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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