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Address: 47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
Phone Number: +1 808-239-8811
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Awesome place!

This is one of the best places in Hawaii. It is a Buddhist temple that is a replica of the Kyoto temple. It has an incredible lake full of koi fishes and an outstanding green... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mexico City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of the best places in Hawaii. It is a Buddhist temple that is a replica of the Kyoto temple. It has an incredible lake full of koi fishes and an outstanding green garden. This temple is surrounded with tombstones, that our tour guide told us costs up to $10,000 USD. Before you enter the temple, go to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is very scenic. For a $3 entrance fee, it's all worth it. The temple is so beautiful! But the highlight of our visit were the birds! We bought food at their souvenir shop and all the birds just came around us being all so friendly and fun!

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

Thank you so much for visiting the Temple. We are happy you enjoyed the birds! More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This Buddhist temple is a must see. It is nestled at the foot of beautiful green mountains. The pond surrounding the temple is full of colorful koi fish. There are wild black swans on the premises, and supposedly wild peacocks as well, although we didn't see any either time we went. Our first visit was on a circle tour, and... More 

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

We are so glad you found both of your visits peaceful. Thank you so much for visiting the Temple. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a spur of the moment to visit here with our tour guide Greg - the grounds are beautiful and clean, we all got to ring the large bell. The kids enjoyed feeding the Koi fish and birds and were happy to see all the cats that live there. Plenty of opportunities to photograph the gardens and buildings -... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy you had a relaxing visit. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for photographer's amateur to experts. Take the time to explore all the grounds. We had the opportunity to feed the fish and birds and my daughter loved to ring the giant bell.

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

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

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is absolutely gorgeous. It wasn't even very crowded, and it was so peaceful and relaxing.

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

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

Johns Creek, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stopped at this smaller-scale replica of the 950-year-old Byodo-in Temple, a United Nations World Heritage Site in Uji, Japan, that is located at the foot of the lush and breathtaking Ko'olau Mountains. While tour buses stop here, it wasn't overly crowded when we arrived around 11:30am on a Tuesday. It was incredibly peaceful, and I could have spent... More 

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

We are so happy you found your visit beautiful and peaceful. Thank you for your kind words. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to the temple on both of my visits to Oahu now and I will visit every time I come back. It is beautifully breathtaking and feels amazing to walk the grounds and sit within the temple itself.

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Thank you for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building and Buddha statue in a serene setting. Only $3 entrance fee to help pay for the upkeep of the property. 3 or 4 main sights to see - each one has a descriptive placard describing it's origin. A little unfortunate to see 3 or 4 vendors lining the walkway to this beautiful building.

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We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. Thank you so much for your kind words. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is located in a beautiful and peaceful setting. We enjoyed walking through the grounds and ringing the bell. Small entrance fee, totally worth it.

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