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Buddhist Temple in Hawaii

The landscape is perfect for the Buddhist Temple. Loved the Cook pines in the background. We toured on a misty morning and it made for a lovely setting and beautiful photos. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Pamela F
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The landscape is perfect for the Buddhist Temple. Loved the Cook pines in the background. We toured on a misty morning and it made for a lovely setting and beautiful photos. We rang the scared bell before entering the temple (the boys loved that and it was louder than we anticipated) and visited the Amida Buddha. We enjoyed walking along... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here about 10 years ago and came back to see it again. Second time was better. Turn into the "Valley of the Temples" as we didn't see any signs off the main road. This is a lovely, quiet and contemplative spot. Beautifully kept and respected by the visitors, the carp in the pond are amazing too. Parking lot... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nestle back in the Valley of the Temples, this replica of a 900-year-old temple is a beautiful site to behold. It brings such peace to walk around its grounds, read about the history, and take in such a beautiful site. While you're there, be sure to purchase some bird/fish food from the shop. The carp are always hungry and the... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The temple was in a picturesque area where we had a picnic, fed the fish and just enjoyed the tranquility of the place after several hectic days. A must see and you even get to ring the bell.

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Milford, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed seeing this temple and walking the grounds. The teens and kids liked the black swans and koi in the pond. They also enjoyed ringing the gong. Very nice gift shop with interesting items.

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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed walking the grounds. Thank you for your kind words. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a very pleasant visit to a serene and spiritual place. It was quiet and peaceful and allowed you to explore at your own pace. A very relaxing afternoon!

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Thank you so much for visiting the Temple. We are happy you found you visit relaxing. More 

North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It seemed quite busy when we arrived to find parking but once we payed and enter the grounds it was very peaceful. Everyone was respectful of the temple. Would highly recommend this during a visit to Oahu

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We are glad you found your visit peaceful. Thank you for your kind words. More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I read about the valley of temples and just happened upon it. Very beautiful. Only a $3 donation for entry and well worth it. Great for all ages.

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We are so happy you found your visit beautiful. Thank you for visiting the Temple. More 

Carseland, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's so far from Waikiki area but it's worth to visit at this temple. Lots of fishes and the temple is unique. It's a quite, peace, and wonderful. You pay $3 per person to get in the temple.

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Thank you for visiting the Temple. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is located in the back of a very nice cemetery. It is very peaceful (when the loud children allow it to be). There is a pond with koi fish that surrounds the temple. There were two black swans and some turtles as well. There were supposed to be some peacocks, but we didn't see them. It looks like... More 

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Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you found your visit peaceful.” More 

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