Chi Lin Nunnery
Chi Lin Nunnery, 5 Chi Lin Dr, Sheung Yuen Leng, Hong Kong
About Chi Lin Nunnery
The Chi Lin Nunnery is a Buddhist temple and charitable organization in Diamond Hill, Kowloon. Housed in a monastery complex, the nunnery is reminiscent of the Tang Dynasty in its architecture and was built in the 1930s. It is constructed entirely with cypress wood, without the use of any nails, and is currently the world's largest hand-made wooden building.
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