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Address: 2408 Halelaau Pl, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: (808) 735-4679

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Peaceful, beautiful

Calming and natural site with beautiful temple buildings. Excellent retreat from the noise of Oahu. Visit the Pali lookout on the way there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Calming and natural site with beautiful temple buildings. Excellent retreat from the noise of Oahu. Visit the Pali lookout on the way there.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The temple’s name, Mu-Ryang-Sa, means “Broken Ridge Temple.” You may have noticed on your drive up that the top ridge of the temple is broken. What appears as a flaw of the temple has both a story and a significant Buddhist teaching. The construction of the first temple building began in 1980, but during the temple’s construction, it was discovered... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

All of the above... this Buddhist Temple was recommended by a friend who had visited a few weeks prior to our arrival in Honolulu. What a beautiful island of peace and beauty just a short drive from the hectic pace of Waikiki. We spent an hour or so walking the well kept grounds, rang the gong, and had a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice and peaceful place. Beautiful to take pictures. The only thing I didn't like is that you have to actually enter a cemetery to get there. Te temple is located inside a very nice and beautiful cemetery. Just so you know. ;)

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Hawaii doesn't feel like it's in the USA, and places like this amplify that feeling. It feels like one is in Asia. Splendid atmosphere, Wonderful views of Honolulu, Inspiring color combinations!

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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit to get away from the bustle of Waikiki. We visited as part of a circle tour of the island. Definitely worth the visit. The fish are huge!! The temple itself is quite small but the grounds alone are worth stopping by. Be sure to look in the gift shop at the chimes of varying... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Beautiful and quiet. This was so relaxing and a nice break from the tourist scene even though we were on a tour at the time. My daughter loved to ring the bell and she went wild taking lots of photos.

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Dunedin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

A refreshing change from the plastic of Waikiki. This is an real Buddhist temple being used by the local community. It is very beautiful and tranquil - well worth a visit if you have a car.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

My wife, daughter and mother in law sent two hours walking through this temple and grounds, we rang the bell and look over the beautiful landscape a unbelievable setting very restfully, and peaceful place to spend sometime on this busy Island we really enjoyed the short time we spent here.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

this place is amazing. I'm not a fad Buddhist, nor a devote follower, but I was moved by this temple. It's very inspiring and beautiful. What more can I say? you can stay here as long as you like in the presence of a massive statue of a Buddha. If I become a Buddha (which I don't think I can... More 

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Address: 2408 Halelaau Pl, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
Phone Number: (808) 735-4679
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu

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