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Address: Rua Dr. Josivalter Vila Nova, 99, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana, Brazil
Phone Number: (45) 3524-5566

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Didn't expect find the largest buddhist temple in South america located right on the tri-border. Its free to get in and walk on the garden. They do have worship on Sundays from 8... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It's a peaceful and amazing place to be visited. You really feel the calm and peace while there... USE repelents!!

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Bermondsey, null, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Our visit was pleasant. Barely anyone there and beautiful weather but there's not a whole lot to experience there. It all felt a bit like "That's it?".

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Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is nice temple with a lot of statues--some seem to be placed hap-harzardly around the property). Nothing too impressive if you have been to temples in Asia, but considering you are in a remote part of Brazil. You can stop by here for some good karma before crossing the bridge into the chaos of Ciudad del Este. It is... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Didn't expect find the largest buddhist temple in South america located right on the tri-border. Its free to get in and walk on the garden. They do have worship on Sundays from 8 to 3.

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Lima, Peru
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It's a buddhist temple out of town, very peaceful and beautiful, with a lot of statues and gardens, very nice place to take photos and also to have some peace of mind. You leave it with your energy recharged and a smile in your face :)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

While researching things to do in Iguazu I stumbled upon this Buddhist temple it was honestly one of the highlights of my time in Brazil. We stayed about an hour and admired the scenery and great statues. It was raining but that didn't take away from the experience at all it was simply beautiful. The peaceful atmosphere and lovely statues... More 

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Haifa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I have travelled extensively in Asia and was curious to see a Buddhist temple in Brazil. It was interesting. If you have some extra time on the way to/from the Itaipu dam I recommend to stop for a visit.

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london
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The temple is Situated away from the the town.So take a taxi there and tell them to wait for you.About 30 to 40 mins is enough unless you want to meditate.There quite a few statues and small shop and rest rooms.

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Presidente Prudente, SP
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's a beautiful place to visit. There are a lot of statuary indoor and outdoor. There is also a small gift shop. It should have more information about what everything means.

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The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

It a nice and relax place to see. Also has a nice view on the city. You can take the bus from the centre, easy to acces. Beautiful temple

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