Chi Lin Nunnery - Tang Dynasty Style's Nunnery

Established in 1934, this nunnery is a well-known Buddhist nunnery complex.
Its design is to follow the style of Tang Dynasty traditional Chinese architecture.
Since its establishment, it has been contributing to the promotion of religion, culture and education.

This nunnery is a large wooden nunnery complex.
Its wooden frame has been built without using any iron nails in order to demonstrate the harmony of humans with nature.

The main gate of nunnery is called "Sanmon", also known as "Three Gates", which means "Gate of the three liberations".
After entering the gate, visitors will see some halls.
These halls are dedicated to the statues of various deities, including the Sakyamuni Buddha, the Goddess of Mercy Kwun Yum and other bodhisattvas.
Different statues were made by different materials, such as gold, clay, wood and stone.

This nunnery is open to public from 9:00am to 4:30pm daily.

To reach this place, take exit C2 of Diamond Hill MTR station.
Then, walk through the Plaza Hollywood and turn east on to Fung Tak Road.

Location: Chi Lin Nunnery
Address: 5 Chi Lin Drive, Diamond Hill, Kowloon

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