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Byodo-In Temple

  • 47-200 Kahekili Hwy. Map It
  • Kaneohe
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine
  • Byodo-In Temple, Kaneohe, Winward Oahu, Honolulu and Oahu, Hawaii, USA

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Published 09/02/2015

Fodor's Review

Tucked away in the back of the Valley of the Temples cemetery is a replica of the 11th-century Temple at Uji in Japan. A 2-ton carved wooden statue of the Buddha presides inside the main temple building. Next to the temple building are a meditation pavilion and gardens set dramatically against the sheer, green cliffs of the Ko'olau Mountains. You can ring the 5-foot, 3-ton brass bell for good luck and feed some of the hundreds of carp, ducks, and swans that inhabit the garden's 2-acre pond. Or, you can enjoy the peaceful surroundings and just relax.

Sight Information

Address:

47-200 Kahekili Hwy., Kaneohe, Hawaii, 96744, United States

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Phone:

808-239–8811

Website: www.byodo-in.com

Sight Details:

  • $3
  • Daily 9–5

Published 09/02/2015

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