You enter the complex after the gardens through the three gates or Sam Mun , which represent the 3 Buddhist precepts of compassion, wisdom and ‘skilful means’.
Nan Lian Gardens & Chi Lin Nunnery
Gardens: 60 Fung Tak Rd, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong - Tel. +852 2329 8811
Nunnery: 5 Chi Lin Dr, Diamond Hill, Hong Kong - Tel. +852 2354 1888Opening hours: Gardens 7.00 to 21.00 / Nunnery 9.00 to 16.30
MTR Station: Diamond Hill (Exit C2, then follow the signs to the Gardens & Nunnery)
Fonts: Nan Lian Gardens website, Lonely Planet guide to Hong Kong, Top Ten Hong Kong DK Witness guide.