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The New England Peace Pagoda

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Address: 100 Cove Street, Leverett, MA
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Peaceful place to visit

From the parking lot, it is an uphill walk to reach the grounds of the Pagoda. The elderly and infirm are allowed to drive up. The Pagoda is an impressive sight, there is a... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
frogsinthecreek
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Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

From the parking lot, it is an uphill walk to reach the grounds of the Pagoda. The elderly and infirm are allowed to drive up. The Pagoda is an impressive sight, there is a Temple to the left which was closed when we were there. A large lily pond is to the right and it is a very peaceful place... More 

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Monson, Massachusetts
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Beautiful grounds for a peaceful adventure. You will have to park, unless handicapped or elderly, below the white dome near the building for mediation. Any one can go in to mediate. This is the first pagoda built in the USA. There is an outhouse for restroom up near the pagoda.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a gorgeous Buddhist Temple with a white dome framed with ornate trim.The gardens, lilly pond and prayer flags blowing in the breeze have a calming effect.

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Reviewed July 28, 2014

The pagoda is a volunteer-built temple to peace built by a Japanese Buddhist monk. Located up a little path, you immediately get the tranquil feeling when you come upon it. Next to it is a nice Japanese garden, complete with lily pond and one of those rock gardens with the rakes. There's also a monk's residential building under construction next... More 

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Western MA
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

Looking for an outing for a couple of hours... My wife and I wanted to get out on a lovely Sunday (Easter). We took a mystery ride to the New England Peace Pagoda, not knowing much ore about it than were it was (GoogleMaps). After arriving at the parking lot, it is about a quarter of am mile walk, easy... More 

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