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The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas

4951 Bodhi Way, Ukiah, CA 95482-6050
+1 707-462-0939
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Serene spot, great vegetarian lunch

There's no mistaking the entrance to The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. When you enter, you feel... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christie P
Berkeley, California
Nice place with beautiful Buddha Hall

This place was a high point in our trip. The entry was very beautiful. The museum part did not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abhishek A
Sunnyvale, California
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4951 Bodhi Way, Ukiah, CA 95482-6050
+1 707-462-0939
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There's no mistaking the entrance to The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. When you enter, you feel like you are in a new town, because you pretty much are. This hospital-turned-Buddhist-community has residences, a boys and a girls school, a museum, a temple, and much...More

Thank Christie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was a high point in our trip. The entry was very beautiful. The museum part did not interest us much. But we were really mesmerized to see the inside of Buddha Hall (just across the administrative building). They have 10,000 idols of lined...More

Thank Abhishek A
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Let's start with a little history. The City of 10,000 Buddhas was originally a psychiatric hospital that was shut down during the presidency of Ronald Regan. Since then it closed and was sold to the international Buddhist community for $1.00. Its has taken some time...More

1  Thank Johnny0110
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

When we stopped by it was pretty deserted. I expected these exceptional gardens. But they had small little places here and there with ponds. The interesting thing here were the peacocks... crazy birds got all wound up when a delivery truck would drive in. It...More

1  Thank Angela K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I'm mostly vegan at home, but it's hard to find good vegan food on the road. This place is very humble but serves up some very good vegan food. Plus, it's an interesting place to stop at. Drive through the ornate gates and sign in...More

1  Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The moment you pass through the massive entrance to this "city" you're in another world. Formerly a state hospital, this Buddhist center has been here for many years. There's a university, boys' and girls' schools, living quarters for the residents, several meditation halls, a museum,...More

5  Thank Chelsea42
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had heard from our local friends that it had a great vegetarian restaurant. We were not at all disappointed in the wide variety of excellent dishes, which were reasonably priced.

1  Thank cbrouillet
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I love this place, great vegetarian restaurant that is reasonable and delicious, abd the peacocks that wander free are wonderful. They have a school for children that I plan on enrolling in for grandchildren...

1  Thank Nadia K
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you want a vegetarian meal in a simple, serene environment dine at the restaurant at "City of Ten Thousand Buddhas". Eggplant with basil is always my first choice. Love the fried rice and egg rolls. Most selections are excellent. Cash only.

Thank coco550
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love this restaurant. It's got some restrictive hours, and they accept only cash or check. Aside from that, I can eat so many different vegetarian foods here for such reasonable prices, and it is really delicious as well as healthy. I like buying their...More

1  Thank Taste P
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Lisa H
14 January 2016|
Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
Hello Lisa! There are times in the day that they have there services and for those who are reverent and respectful of what they are doing, you are welcome to be there. We took my son and his 7th grade class there and they... More
Lisa H
14 January 2016|
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Response from mcpcmp | Reviewed this property |
Heading North: From San Francisco Airport to Santa Rosa then to Ukiah: After exiting the airport, ask to find the Sonoma County Airport Express Bus. You must take the bus that departs before 1:00pm to catch the 3:05pm bus... More
2 November 2015|
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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees. You are able to go about the place and park for free. The only thing they ask is that you do sign in. There are two reasons I can see they would want this for. One would be to show how many people come and... More