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Nan Tien Temple

180 Berkeley Rd | Unanderra, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
+61 2 4272 0600
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2nd visit to the Temple after 8 years

Still a very tranquil Buddist Temple to visit we spent 3 hours here just marvelling at the peace... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Brest, France
Temple Woes

Very limited menu mainly noodles. Menu old and torn and dirty. Seating leaves something to be... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Wollongong, Australia
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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, 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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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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180 Berkeley Rd | Unanderra, Wollongong, New South Wales 2506, Australia
+61 2 4272 0600
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Still a very tranquil Buddist Temple to visit we spent 3 hours here just marvelling at the peace and quiet, as it was Spring time the gardens were glorious. We ended our visit with a chai latte in the cafe

Thank beadimac
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very limited menu mainly noodles. Menu old and torn and dirty. Seating leaves something to be desired. Won't recommend. But the temple itself and gardens are very nice.

Thank Frankie576
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A Buddhist temple, peaceful and serene place to visit, a good stroll around the temple ground with good views. A good place to visit if you would like to experience some serenity.

Thank TanyaTan
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A great place to visit anytime. Peaceful and serene location not fro from a bustling city. Take a couple of hours to enjoy.

Thank thingsthatareunique
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I happened to find this place on trip advisor and made a spontaneous stop off during our roadtrip from Melbourne to Byron Bay. I'm so glad we did! The site is so beautiful and colourful I was taken back. Plenty of information...More

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We purposely make a stop at Nan Tien Temple during our shortened Grand Pacific Drive day-trip. It's pretty impressive. I have visited similar temple at Taiwan, this one at Wollongong is at much smaller scale, but it inherits the calm and beauty. There is also...More

Thank suntick
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A must to visit when in Wollongong. Tranquil and educational. From the gardens to the various temples......beautiful and FREE

Thank bigunit340
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We all enjoy a Nan Tien Temple visit, took 2 grand children again recently the serenity overwhelms everyone. Vegetarian lunch all nicely served. So much to learn each time. Sign up for a day of Meditation, I did, found the experience outstanding.

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Nan Tien Temple is the most tranquil place for meditation. Ive attended 3 years of Meditation and Tai Chi Classes here on a weekly basis and it is serene and peaceful. The Monks are wonderful teachers and very light hearted. The Temple to visit...More

Thank Kara H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

wonderfully kept gardens and amazing details inside the temples.lovely long walks through winding paths.Shops for souvenirs information and books on buddhism and relaxation cds.A l ovely cafe with vegetarian food and a great tea shop.Not to be missed

Thank Mandy H
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I'm a Singaporean and will be in Sydney for 2 days. How do I get to Nan Tien Temple from Sydney by public transport?
4 April 2016|
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Response from Mukundan S | Reviewed this property |
Public Transport (Train and Bus) Plan your public transport itinerary here or use the trip planner at the bottom of this page. Nan Tien Institute will be located at 231 Nolan Street, Unanderra, NSW, 2526 which can be... More
is there accommodation nearby that is conducive to contemplation and writing?
19 January 2015|
Response from Mukundan S | Reviewed this property |
You can stay at the Temple lodge. Contact-Temple Reception: +61 (2) 4272 0600 Pilgrim Lodge: +61 (2) 4272 0500