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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful morning retreat and they make visitors feel so welcome to join in on the 9am puja should you be interested in meditating/observing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wandersmuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Call them in advance (before you travel) to get a reservation for a "guided" tour. You can always take a self-guided tour (between 9 am and noon only). They request that you dress "modestly" - they do, however, provide sarongs that you can borrow to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to a hike in the area and stayed about 20 minutes. It has a nice small walking path that weaves through a garden. Sarongs are provided at the entry for all guests to wear. You are welcome to go...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Katie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a short and lovely drive from our hotel in Lihue. On the way, there’s a lookout point not to be missed, which is the Opaeka’a Falls. Deep in the jungle, lies these two temples, one under construction, and one older but smaller...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank widespreadvisitor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are catholic, but open minded. We had a reservation to go ck out this beautiful place for a couple months before we went to Kauai and so glad we made this a priority. The grounds are amazing and the vibe is so cool. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

If you're interested in experiencing or learning about different spiritual customs - this is a great place to visit. Note that if you don't want to take part in the worship, general visitation is only open from 10:45am-12pm daily. We found if you come closer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

The temple is located within a forested area and is surrounded by mountains. Quiet, luscious and serene.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Priya S
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Beautiful gardens, very serene environment. Tour guide was very passionate. Impressive to see them hand carve every stone for the Irvaivan Temple. Very limited parking, need to make reservations. Dress code required - no shorts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Isabelle S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

its both interesting building, wonderful nature around. Its a bit difficult to find as there are not signs for it, so just ask people when you are on the highway when you visit the natural reserve to see also Rainbow Eucalyptus

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wode47
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This place is peaceful, amazing, spiritual, calm, nature, silence...........truly beautiful and unique. Most of the place you can not take pics but just be able to see it and have it in your soul is more that enought

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Diana S | Reviewed this property |
I just looked up hotels located close to the Hindu Monastery and the nearest hotel listed is Hilton Garden Inn in Wailua Bay which is 3.9 miles away. Other than that, all hotels located in Kapaa, Kauai are 4.4 miles away... More
August 1, 2018|
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Response from paul60ii | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is several places to grab a sarong, but they were in such high demand when I was there we had to wait until someone was finished with their visit.
February 7, 2018|
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Response from HansaG4 | Reviewed this property |
It won't take real long walk... moderate walk to get to temple..and in-between you get benches to rest if needed.