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Address: 47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
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Beautiful Buddhist temple

I loved this place! It's just beautiful and the building is a sight to see. You can make a wish when ringing the big bell and also go inside the temple and pray.

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Sandy B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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152 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved this place! It's just beautiful and the building is a sight to see. You can make a wish when ringing the big bell and also go inside the temple and pray.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited late afternoon, beautiful place. Allow a 30mins to a hour to walk around and enjoy. The afternoon wasn't very crowed and we had no trouble parking I would imagine it would get very busy during the day and parking would be difficult.

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Thank Holidays118
Santa Rosa, California
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42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful Buddhist temple situated on a pond in lush forested land on the NE side of Oahu. The setting, with misty forested hills behind, stand of bamboo creaking and rattling in the breeze, is very scenic and makes one want to linger. One may go inside, see the statue, and ring the bell outside. One can see... More 

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

Thank you so much for visiting the Temple. We are so happy you enjoyed the ambience and found your visit peaceful. Thank you for your kind words. More 

Neah Bay, Washington
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here with 5 of us. Parking was easy but limited to few spaces. My mother was able to ride her motorized scooter thru the entire place. The kids were happy to see this place. The gift shop is very nice with restrooms. The kids fed the huge carp on site and had a blast doing so. Only takes very... More 

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

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

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I think parking might be difficult? Unsure, b/c we got lucky and picked the last car spot. The temple is gorgeous, and there are little hidden gems of creeks, places to sit. We didn't stay long and decided on going here as a last minute detour, but it was totally worth it.

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

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

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87 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were taken to the Byodo-In Temple due to it being used as a filming location from LOST, but we enjoyed a great time. Peaceful and tastefully set amongst a breathtaking backdrop. We were lucky with the respect that the other visitors gave the temple, but I can see that a high volume of visitors or a those disrespecting could... More 

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

Thank you for visiting the Temple. We are happy you found your visit peaceful and enjoyed your visit. More 

Hanover, Pennsylvania, United States
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a Buddhist temple to tour and say a prayer for family. This place was magical - so many lush gardens, fish, and travelers of all faiths. Worth a quick stop.

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

Phoenix, Arizona
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95 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the temple advertised in a leaflet. Went there to view. Small entrance fee but well worth it. Gardens are serene and calming. Koi are soothing and relaxing. Incense in Buddhist temple is invigorating. Nice place to spend an hour relaxing after hectic day on Oahu.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words about the Temple. We are so happy you found your visit relaxing. Thank you for visiting the Temple. More 

Denver, Colorado
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112 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic temple under renovations. Still most is accessible for a peaceful walk. Enjoy the fish ponds.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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78 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Byodo-In Temple primarily because we were searching for LOST filming sites. So glad we did stop here! My husband and I try to see Buddhist Temples where we can, and this one was lovely. It was only $3 for admission, and the staff at the outlying cemetery and at the temple were super friendly and helpful. pond... More 

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

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