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The only Thai Buddhist temple in UK

When I first visited they were still painting the intricate scenes in the temple. Most is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DotfromLondon
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Dorking, United Kingdom
Buddhapadipa Temple Wimbledon, A place that makes you feel happy

We visited this temple and were blessed with wonderful weather which made this stunning Thai style... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I first visited they were still painting the intricate scenes in the temple. Most is mythical, but one wall painting shows Maggie Thatcher and other characters. Take a quiet walk around the lake, silently visit the temple unless there is a service on, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DotfromLondon
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We visited this temple and were blessed with wonderful weather which made this stunning Thai style temple fill your senses to the maximum. Visiting on a Sunday there is a service their which gets the Buddhist community together, they in turn welcome those who go....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy R
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Just beautiful.relaxing .x everyone needs see.regardless of your beliefs.come away feeling good .what more could you want .

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank gazzer31
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I love this place and have visited three times with school children. It is hard to book but worth the effort as the interior of the temple has the most fabulous paintings.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The biggest Buddhist chapel outside Thailand! Impressive! It's a pity that photos are not allowed inside, but it's a space for cult. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

It was smelly and damp inside and the yellow robes of Samphatal smelt of mold. Parking as usual in such places which is a standard service was well beyond reproach.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank AnandaA203
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Set in a suburban side street with Wimbledon Common just a stone's throw away, this temple and its grounds has all the finest ingredients, and makes for a very pleasant visit. My suggestion is to see this on a weekday. There is parking on site...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Minnie G
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I Love Visiting Wat Buddhapadipa. Beautiful Temple. Very Peaceful Place to be .Walking around taking everything in. Enjoying events. Relaxing listening to Nature.And getting away from Negativity. Happy Days

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Matt M
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

So there you are walking the leafing, well-heeled roads by Wimbledon Common and suddenly you stumble across the Buddhapadipa Temple. A beautiful small Buddhist temple that is clearly much loved and well looked after. Truly remarkable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Fantastic place to escape to. Beautiful temple. Walk around the grounds, over bridges. Lots of messages of Buddhist wisdom to read as you go. Went when there was a festival, everyone welcoming. Street food was delicious and entertainment great.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank billbob_melon
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Martin B
8 April 2018|
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Response from Peach K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Martin Song Kran festival for this year is on Sunday 15th April 2018 from 09:00 AM till 05:00 PM. Strictly no parking on Calonne road and vicinity, public transport is highly recommended. There will be Thai... More
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Response from Lilo G | Reviewed this property |
Went there Sunday afternoon, not sure until what time they open it , but you can call the temple 0208 946 1357 they are very helpful an did call to ask for directions, outside Wimbledon tube station on your right take bus... More
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