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International Buddhist Temple

  • 9160 Steveston Hwy. Map It
  • Richmond
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 05/04/2012

Fodor's Review

You don't have to be a Buddhist to appreciate the intricate workmanship of traditional Chinese art and culture inside this magnificent Buddhist temple, one of the most exquisite examples of Chinese palatial architecture in North America. Amid the peace and tranquility, the temple holds regular Buddhist ceremonies, lectures, and meditation classes, and conducts tea ceremonies. There is also a renowned bonsai garden, resource library, and museum on the grounds, as well as a cafeteria that serves vegetarian lunches. Because of the sacred nature of the temple, photography is restricted to outside areas. To reach the temple by public transit, take the Canada Line to Brighouse Station, then catch Bus 403 to the temple.

Sight Information


9160 Steveston Hwy., between No. 3 and No. 4 Rds., Richmond, British Columbia, V7A 1M5, Canada

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Sight Details:

  • C$2 suggested donation
  • Daily 9:30–5:30

Updated 05/04/2012


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