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“Center Your Soul”
Review of Byodo-In Temple

Byodo-In Temple
Experience for Yourself
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$98.00*
and up
Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour
Ranked #1 of 42 things to do in Kaneohe
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Center Your Soul”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

I read the website and seen a couple of videos, but nothing prepared me for the inspirational and centering peace that Byodo-In Temple presented us. You pay $3 to go onto the temple grounds and it is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Take a couple of pictures and take some time for yourself to center your soul.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Dave M
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So. California
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69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

Peaceful, beautiful, amazing. The Byodo-In Temple in O'ahu is a smaller-scale replica of the over 950-year-old Byodo-in Temple, a United Nations World Heritage Site in Uji, Japan. We Loved the serenity of the area.

Visited December 2012
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2 Thank kgthomas
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Zen-like”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Exceedingly calm and quiet location, away from mainhighway. Nice exhibits and atmosphere was very peaceful.

Visited October 2012
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Thank D. M
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Maui, Hawaii
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111 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Ring the Bell”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

This is like visiting China (I have lived in China). Very authentic. If you want to meditate, go for it, it is simply wonderful. Don't forget to ring the bell and leave a small donation, they depend on it.

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Peter T
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HERNANDO BEACH
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Zen-Like”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

Incredible sight! The location offers spectacular views & an interesting & peaceful entrance, which involves a winding drive through a park-like cemetary catering to different cultures & religions. In addition to the Temple itself, one will see black swans, hundreds of colorful Koi, water features & a huge, many-centuries old gong visitors are welcome to ring. The Temple is mesmerizing - remember to remove your shoes before entering! This attraction is free unless you wish to take pictures, in which case you are asked to donate $3.00.

Visited December 2012
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