Situated in Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin District, the Chi Lin Nunnery will come across as a refreshing getaway from the city. This monastery which was completed in 1990 showcases valuable elements of architecture which can be traced to the Tang Dynasty. In fact those staying at Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong which is a 4 star hotel Hong Kong has to offer can easily visit this fantastic cultural monument.
A traditional Chinese garden can be explored in front of the nunnery while the temple halls hold an array of statues made of gold, wood and stone that would simply take your breath away. The wood frame buildings of the nunnery are the only such type to be found in Hong Kong which contains no traces of any nails being used. This unique feature makes the chi Lin Nunnery even more intriguing and fascinating. Surely one must be able to find time to call at this soothing sanctuary in Hong Kong while on holiday.
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