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Address: 47-200 Kahekili Highway, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
Phone Number: 808-239-8811
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Interesting, tranquil

This was a fun and interesting stop on our road/day trip around the north end of the island. Its $3 for admission. We were fortunate to have beat a very large bus load of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a fun and interesting stop on our road/day trip around the north end of the island. Its $3 for admission. We were fortunate to have beat a very large bus load of foreign tourists, so we had a few minutes to snap some great pictures, and enjoy some tranquility back at the little gazebo on the hill. Also,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If you have had enough of the beaches then take a trip to the eastern shores of Oahu and visit this calm place. It is peaceful and a place to clear ones head after a lot of touristy things in Waikiki. Feed the fish and take a walk around. Not a lot to see but more a state of mind.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We were very surprised to see such a beautiful temple, so hidden from the public. It is set right up against a tall mountain, which adds to the charm of this place. We were also able to ring a giant bell right next to the temple, which is supposed to bring about peace and happiness. We took our shoes off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This a truly beautiful place to visit...the entrance fee is small, but the grounds are so beautiful and peacfull.

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

Thank you! We’re so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's a place of peace and beauty that is free to the public. Peacocks and large koi fish to feed. A unique gift shop and hand pressed lemonade stand.

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Thank you for sharing. We’re glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Visited this temple as part of an island tour. It's a real surprise, very peaceful and beautiful. The grounds are immaculately kept. Being able to ring the big bell was cool, and people were respecting of the setting, taking off their shoes and being quiet in the temple and whilst making offerings to Buddha There is a large lake in... More 

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Thank you for sharing about your visit. We’re pleased you had a peaceful visit and enjoyed your time here. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Drove from Waikiki to visit this site while living on the island. I thought it was a nice place to visit. The grounds are beautiful and peaceful. Nice place for taking photos. I was sad that on that particular day there were no peacocks running around. Apparently, there is a lot of "freedom" and that can go through some woods... More 

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We’re glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

After Kualoa Ranch (see my review) we really needed some time to relax and this stop helped everyone get ack on track and feel at peace.

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We’re happy you were able to relax here. Thank you for sharing with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a lovely place to visit it see the Sister of Kyoto on Oahu. The grounds are lovely and the Temple exquisite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This may have been our favorite place to take photos in Hawaii. Yes, the beaches and the black lava rocks are gorgeous, but one just doesn't see anything like this temple along with the landscaping and backdrop anywhere else! The beauty of this place is truly stunning.

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We’re glad you enjoyed your visit and got some great pictures! Thank you for your kind words about our location. More 

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Address: Address: 47-200 Kahekili Highway, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744
Phone Number: 808-239-8811
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaneohe

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