Our favourite retreat from the crowds of hectic Hong Kong is the Chi Lin Nunnery and attached Nan Lian Chinese Garden. It’s a peaceful place of lush greenery, lotus flower filled ponds, a delicious vegetarian restaurant and this golden pavilion. I loved the way the gold and the red of the bridge brightened up a cloudy day. The high rise apartment blocks provide a stark contrast and remind you that you are in Hong Kong.
The Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Gardens are free and are a five minute walk from the Diamond Hill MTR stop.
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