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Byodo-In Temple

47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
+1 808-239-8811
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47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The drive to the Temple is really beautiful and the Temple and grounds are well maintained. You don't need a lot of time to visit but it's definitely worth a stop. Be sure to ring the bell which brings happiness and long life. There's a...More

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Jen R, Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded today

Irene, thank you so much for visiting us at the Byodo-In Temple. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and ringing the bell!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Koa ponds, Japanese cemetary, a very large scale Buda. Gift shop located on the premises. A great photo op. And ring the bell for luck. Small entrance fee.

Thank sage97
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’m not Buddhist, but the temple is still a very beautiful spot to visit on Oahu. Don’t be put off by the drive through the cemetery, it holds its own beauty.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the worst experience... the black guy with braids at the admissions booth made fun of my disability and service dog. When questioned why he was laughing at my disability, he became hostile, stood up, and came at me, a 90 pound girl, trying to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving the north shore and pulled into the valley of temples for a brief stop. The valley of temples is an honest to goodness cemetery. If that freaks you out you’ve been warned. Boydo-in is a reasonably good copy of the more famous...More

Thank C0dys_Dad
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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy you enjoyed feeding the koi fish. Thank you for your very kind words and for visiting the Byodo-In Temple.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here during a circle island tour and it was a nice place to visit. I don't think I would have came here if it wasn't on the tour. Nice place for a photo opportunity and that is about it. The grounds are well kept...More

Thank strodemd
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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the Byodo-In Temple. We are happy you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought my daughters and wife here during our vacation. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. My daughters were upset that there were no monks here.

Thank WillEwest
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place to visit. so different from the hustle and bustle of downtown. So picturesque and surreal. great for photography. Just peaceful and serene. Nothing like it

Thank vmtago
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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind words about the Byodo-In Temple. We are happy you had a peaceful visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful change of pace to bustling Waikiki. This is a ornate temple in a serene setting. The day we visited it was pouring with rain which actually added to the mystery with low light and soft mist. Admire the temple and grounds at your...More

Thank Amber Y
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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Byodo-In Temple. Thank you for visiting the Temple.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little temple was such a great stop on our trip around the island. There is a small entry fee but seeing a buddhist temple and ringing the Sacred Bell was worth the stop. The bridge over to the temple was seen in Hawaii Five-0....More

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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very kind recommendation and for visiting the Byodo-In Temple.

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p g
17 March 2018|
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Response from Sasha R | Reviewed this property |
About an hour. It's a relaxing place.
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scottmel
1 February 2018|
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Response from Marcus L | Reviewed this property |
You could eat at the Ranch, but I'd say travel down the road a half mile from the temple and go to Mike's Huli Chicken. It's probably some of the best food on the eastern side of the island.
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Jeffery E
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Response from Edgardo S | Reviewed this property |
hi, I don't recollect a sign regarding pets but it is not a public place. It is privately owned and operated. This is a solemn, religious area, so I would presume no.
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