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Nan Tien Temple

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Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is so much to offer: the visual delights of grandeur architecture, art & culture including unique exhibitions & festivals, Buddhist festivals, vegetarian culinary delights...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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180 Berkeley Rd | Berkeley, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nan Tien Temple is a peaceful place to visit and offers many different courses and cultural activities in Meditation and the philosophy of Buddhism, including weekend retreats which I attended recently they start 8.30 am Saturday until around 1pm Sunday, Its good get away...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place as “tourists” just after Chinese New Year celebrations there. This is well kept place and very peaceful. One can get there by city bus from Wollongong. The food was excellent.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ashwini k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to visit this temple with friends whilst visiting Woolongong The grounds were amazing, the temple very peaceful and provided alot of history of how the temple came about. The temple has a university across the bridge. Calligraphy classes are also available.People very lovely....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank abelci77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited the Nan Ten Temple twice. Each time I have found it ver interesting. A sense of peace envelopes the site and to walk among the gardens, listen to the chimes and the bell (sounds like a gong) and see the friendly monks...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Taseoak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for a cultural experience. Has manly vegetarian food for sale. Gift Shops. Also has overnight accommodation available. Free entry. Very busy on weekends.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took an overseas visitor here for the morning and we were all blown away by the peaceful atmosphere, the beautifully decorated buildings and temple and the manicured gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and tranquil spot to spend a couple of hours. The grounds are immaculately kept. Be mindful of dress code when visiting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank noise246
Reviewed 12 February 2019

I spent about 4 hours and that was not enough to explore beauty of Nan Tien Temple and surroundings. They also made bridge to cross motorway, which is amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Subodhsj
Reviewed 11 February 2019

Aussie guy with Asian partner is gonna end up here, and it doesn’t disappoint. 5th visit to the temple, but this one was different being Chinese New Year. Tip1. Get there early for parking. Tip2, Go with the flow, like any religion, there’s a lot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ian_List
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Really large temple grounds, everything is so immaculate. you will see lots of lantern animals and cute decorations in the main areas, particularly beautiful at night. Be mindful of their dress code where no singlets, no higher than knee length shorts and no thongs are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Yes you can takeaway the food and have a picnic at the area.
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Possibly because it is the year of the dog
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