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Byodo-In Temple

47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
+1 808-239-8811
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  • Average7%
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47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a nice relaxing place and a nice place to take pictures. It is amazing to see everything and to ring the huge bell for happiness.

Thank melfred_20
Reviewed 5 days ago

Byodo-In Temple is located in the Valley of the Temples. It isn't a functioning temple. It is a replica of an actual Buddhist temple located in Japan. The building is beautiful. The centerpiece of the temple is a statue of a Lotus Buddha. The grounds...More

Thank joanmaxine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid 5 dollars per adult and it is only worth it to take some wonderful pictures. For some reason it feels peaceful inside. There were people praying so you need to be respectful amd quiet while in the temple since it might not be...More

Thank yaringa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually stumbled across the Byodo-In Temple while searching for filming locations from the TV show Lost. I clearly remembered the scene featuring the temple, and when I found out it was a real place that I could visit, I didn't hesitate. The temple is...More

Thank Inquisitive_Wayfarer
Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for visiting the Temple.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds here are beautiful--the setting is magical--misty mountains in the background--very peaceful. We rang the gong for good luck and loved seeing the koi fish in the ponds along with the ducks.

Thank royce1517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the time to walk around and enjoy the beautiful grounds. It is an amazing temple. So glad we drove up from waikiki. Parking is $5.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat replica of a Japanese temple. Parking is $5 . Walk around the grounds, ring the massive gong, admire the goat Buddha and feed the koi. Great pics and small park surrounding the grounds. A quiet, contemplative place.

Thank Matt8811Trip
Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and for visiting the Temple.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is another must do in Oahu. Be sure to take time to ring the bell. Lots of photo ops as you tour the grounds. Nice gift shop.

Thank Lynn60
Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Temple.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is so beautiful and peaceful it will make you a zen person for the time of the visit! Glad our guide brought us here!

Thank dbmm
Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad that you had a peaceful visit. Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting place of peace on our way back to the city. Beautifully kept temple and gardens - amazing fish in the ponds - with the accompanying stray cats all over the place.

Thank Pesta1963
Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy you found your visit peaceful. Thank you for visiting the Temple.

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Jeffery E
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Edgardo S | Reviewed this property |
hi, I don't recollect a sign regarding pets but it is not a public place. It is privately owned and operated. This is a solemn, religious area, so I would presume no.
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LandReisende
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Ayako I | Reviewed this property |
I think around 10:00 would be best time to go there. Visiting there from Waikiki area must need to use high way, such as H1. In my experience, until 9:00am has heavy traffic jam, so leaving around 9:30 to go to the place... More
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kaelalala
September 23, 2016|
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Response from Sebastian825dlb | Reviewed this property |
No, I saw no such rules and I myself have many tattoos.
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