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Address: 180 Berkeley Rd | Unanderra, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
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+61 2 4272 0600
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Nan Tien is very different from most tourist attractions because there is...

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, educational & healthy life style classes & retreats, accommodation, top class conference and auditorium facilities as well as beautiful gardens & walks. There is also the spiritual and religious experience that is unforgettable and even life changing for some.

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Nan tien temple--- south paradise of Buddhist

Nan Tien Temple is a Buddhist temple complex located in the industrial suburb of Berkeley, on the southern outskirts of the Australian city of Wollongong, approximately 80 km... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nan Tien Temple is a Buddhist temple complex located in the industrial suburb of Berkeley, on the southern outskirts of the Australian city of Wollongong, approximately 80 km south of Sydney.

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Bega, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such majestic quietness. The temples are spectacular and the ponds soulful. Thank you for bringing these lovely temples to us. We will be back to stay.

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Wollongong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit for a few hours. The temples are interesting along with the museum and the grounds are well worth taking a healthy walk around. The cafe is reasonable and the vegetarian food will suit most palates.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great beautiful place to take the family, go for a walk of the whole grounds and make sure you see all the fish ponds. Tips - make sure you wear conservative clothing, no singlets or shorts Cafe is vegetarian

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are into Meditation I can guarantee this place for finding Peace of Mind. The people who are there are so humble and willing to help you find yourself through Meditation and relaxation. Not only is the place an excellent place to find yourself the Temple is a sight to behold .. If in the Wollongong area this is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

From the start, driving into the grounds, the beauty starts. Everywhere you look there are beautiful gardens and lawns with little Buddah's everywhere. I was extremely impressed with the Temple and Tower. what a beautiful place to visit.

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Thank Meg D
Dapto, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

no cost just over the hill from berkekey and beautiful lake Illawarra. a must see in the gong. art gardens and the culture. the largest budist temple in the southern hemisphere. bring your camera.

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Nice stop after the coastal drive down from Sydney. Beautiful gardens. Some tourists from certain countries where loud and noisy and completely ignorant thus disturbing the peace but once that group moved away we could enjoy our visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Friends had told us about the temple so we visited, worth the visit, a little disappointed that we were not prewarned that females need to have legs covered to enter the museum. They do offer the loan of a sarong, but you have to go back to reception to sign one out. Quite a few photos of the different stages... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very commercial with quite rude people who only seem to care about making a buck which is sad because buildings and grounds are beautiful.

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