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Address: 47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, Oahu, HI 96744-4562
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A taste of Japan In Hawaii

The place is very scenic. For a $3 entrance fee, it's all worth it. The temple is so beautiful! But the highlight of our visit were the birds! We bought food at their souvenir... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place is very scenic. For a $3 entrance fee, it's all worth it. The temple is so beautiful! But the highlight of our visit were the birds! We bought food at their souvenir shop and all the birds just came around us being all so friendly and fun!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Buddhist temple is a must see. It is nestled at the foot of beautiful green mountains. The pond surrounding the temple is full of colorful koi fish. There are wild black swans on the premises, and supposedly wild peacocks as well, although we didn't see any either time we went. Our first visit was on a circle tour, and... More 

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Jen R, Public Relations Manager at Byodo-In Temple, responded to this review

We are so glad you found both of your visits peaceful. Thank you so much for visiting the Temple. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a spur of the moment to visit here with our tour guide Greg - the grounds are beautiful and clean, we all got to ring the large bell. The kids enjoyed feeding the Koi fish and birds and were happy to see all the cats that live there. Plenty of opportunities to photograph the gardens and buildings -... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so happy you had a relaxing visit. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great place for photographer's amateur to experts. Take the time to explore all the grounds. We had the opportunity to feed the fish and birds and my daughter loved to ring the giant bell.

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Thank you for visiting the Temple. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is absolutely gorgeous. It wasn't even very crowded, and it was so peaceful and relaxing.

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Thank you so much for visiting the Temple. We are so happy you found your visit peaceful and relaxing. More 

Johns Creek, Georgia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stopped at this smaller-scale replica of the 950-year-old Byodo-in Temple, a United Nations World Heritage Site in Uji, Japan, that is located at the foot of the lush and breathtaking Ko'olau Mountains. While tour buses stop here, it wasn't overly crowded when we arrived around 11:30am on a Tuesday. It was incredibly peaceful, and I could have spent... More 

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We are so happy you found your visit beautiful and peaceful. Thank you for your kind words. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the temple on both of my visits to Oahu now and I will visit every time I come back. It is beautifully breathtaking and feels amazing to walk the grounds and sit within the temple itself.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building and Buddha statue in a serene setting. Only $3 entrance fee to help pay for the upkeep of the property. 3 or 4 main sights to see - each one has a descriptive placard describing it's origin. A little unfortunate to see 3 or 4 vendors lining the walkway to this beautiful building.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple is located in a beautiful and peaceful setting. We enjoyed walking through the grounds and ringing the bell. Small entrance fee, totally worth it.

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Byodo-In temple in October of this year. When we started across the bridge that led to the temple it started to pour!!! a group of people banded together under a tent that had been set up for....something. It was pretty funny trying to get from one covered area to the next without getting soaked! That aside, it seemed... More 

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