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Mu Ryang Sa Buddhist Temple

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Address: 2408 Halelaau Pl, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-3404
Phone Number: (808) 735-4679

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I wish this was a review. For goodness sakes I could use some tranquility right now. However I will be there in Dec. Anyway, the pictures that are posted are of Byodo In... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Renee P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish this was a review. For goodness sakes I could use some tranquility right now. However I will be there in Dec. Anyway, the pictures that are posted are of Byodo In Temple in the Valley of Temples off the Kam hwy. Just thought everyone should know.

Thank Renee P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

IF you travel to Oahu, you should see this temple. It is truly beautiful and mystifying and you should make sure to ring the bell for good luck....great for kids

1 Thank Karen P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

If this temple wasn't aleady rated in Trip Advisor, I wasn't going to to advertise it. It isone of the few places in Honolulu you can go to and not feel the insolence and irreverance from the uneducated. We arrived just after opening and we were the only people there, other than some maintenance workers. We walked amongst the ponds,... More 

1 Thank retdeltee
Gladstone, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We went right as it opened and glad we did. We got to enjoy the peace and quit. Great views as the backdrop of the temple is the mountains! so BEEAAUUTTIIFUL!!

Thank Bryan T
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

When I visited, I only saw one other person: a weird looking guy speaking very loudly on his cell phone in the garden area. I felt like I was intruding as I walked around. I loved the bright colors and weird statues. It's not easy to get here, though. You have to drive through a hilly Honolulu neighborhood and not... More 

Thank Kathy F
Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

it's a beautiful temple at the back of Palolo Valley. great place to take pictures. Very quiet and peaceful. not really much to do, but it's really a place to appreciate the beauty and to let your mind and body relax.

Thank FrankieG808
Pleasant Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

We hooked up a private tour on our one day visit to Oahu on a Princess cruise ship. Ron Wong of Oahu Spot Tours drove a very scenic route inland so we could visit the Buddhist temple and see the ancient bell housed there. Very peaceful, beautifully maintained place, awesomely inspiring wood temple with koi ponds and lots of pretty... More 

1 Thank Marlyn G
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Located in a gorgeous mountainous area.This journey was the best.The Amida Buddha is glorious and so are the Koi fish and nature surrounding the place.The ride to this peaceful spot is worthy!!

Thank DrAnju R
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

A walk through the beautiful gardens and temple quiets the mind and inspires the soul. The black swans and the ringing of the gong add a special touch.

Thank Franklin1935
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.

Thank 650_KenN

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