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Manchester Buddhist Centre

16 - 20 Turner St | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1DZ, England
44 161 834 9232
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Ranked #57 of 121 attractions in Manchester
Type: Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Apr 7, 2014
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Accrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Harder than I had envisaged to find, but really pleased that we did. No shoving religion or philosophy down our throats, we were able to explore it in our own way. We spoke with various people from all walks of life & all ages, buddhist & non buddhist. We tk part in a soothing & calming meditation, looked at many... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

One of the best places to eat in Manchester. The food is healthy and good. The environment is quiet and calm. Exceptional value for money. You leave feeling refreshed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

We did a meditation course and would rate it 10/10, the staff were patient and kind and we looked forward to our weekly meditation. There were a mixture of young and old on our course and I look forward to returning soon. The building is really interesting too, check out the stairs! We haven't tried the cafe yet so can't... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Arrogant and deluded is how the people working in this place come across - with its library consisting mainly of books by the order's founder (with the sexual misconduct allegations rife) and expensive courses. New age for the new age. Go elsewhere.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Even if you are not interested in Buddhism it is a fabulous place to have a delicious peaceful vegetarian lunch n the centre of Manchester.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2007

i feel there's quite a bad atmosphere at the buddhist centre due to unfriendliness of quite a few receptionists/practitionersworking there. i've been really put me off the centre and off buddhism after this experience. theres an air of superiority/pretentiousness/snobbishness which is quite embarassing. i thought this was against buddhist principles.i expected a warm friendly place to relax not cold and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2005

After a fraught trawl of shops and offices, I staggered into the Manchester Buddhist Centre. The idea was to have a quick cup of tea before heading for home. I got this and much, much more; a serene environment, delicious food, healthy options' a place where everything is organic, ethical and most important of all, restful. I came out of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2005

A visit to the Manchester Buddhist Centre is a lovely experience. Walking through the doors into the centre you emmediatley feel that your everyday stresses fall away and be replaced with a feeling of calm as you wonder around. Entering the building you will first stroll around the gift shop with wonderful items at all price ranges. Then you can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2002

Worth going to if you are even slightly interested in Buddhism. Has a restaurant, shrine rooms, libraries, etc.

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