10,000 Buddha Monastery, Chi Lin Nunnery, and Nan Lian Garden

What better way to spend a day off than exploring the city? We decided to head over to Kowloon side to do a bit of touristy sightseeing and weren’t disappointed!

We first went to the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, which is a Buddhist temple in Sha Tin. Construction of this Monastery (though not actually a Monastery as no resident monks live here) took place in 1949, where it then took eight years to finish construction on all the buildings and another ten years to finish making all of the Buddha statues. As you enter the site and begin walking up to the top, you pass literally thousands of different Buddha’s. It was really quite fascinating.

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