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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
+1 808-239-8811
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a beautiful place to visit. It was interesting and relaxing. Very nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank msp526
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found a new connection between us and the world around us. The beauty of the grounds, the sounds of nature around us and the waterfalls, the aromas of the flowers and plants, the chickens and birds and cats that approached us, even the feel...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice temple to visit. Quiet, clean, the biggest Buddha in Hawaii. Simple, encourages you to meditate.

Thank travelerU579TN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited valley of temples and toured Byodo-in temple. A Japanese building surrounded by peaceful lagoons filled with hundreds of coi fish which you can feed, the mountains rise sharply behind the temple, awesome view.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. Wouldn't have gone there if it weren't on our way to the north shore. Lovely stop. Peaceful and relaxing 15 min. Break along the drive.

Thank curmd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very picturesque but I am not sure if I would recommend. I find that it is like a commercial business. The temple inside has no much to see. Can skip unless you do have a lot of time.

1  Thank smac88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of an all day tour The gardens and the temple is well maintained There are many places to sit and take in the atmosphere also has a gift shop and snack shop Very beautiful

Thank killerberry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this place on a Circle Island Tour. It felt a bit spiritual. Really glad we stopped there. The scenery was beautiful.

Thank petespig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s a replica of the historic Byodo-In Temple in Kyoto Japan and was used in some movies and tv shows, as well as wedding ceremonies. The ponds is full of Koi fish sorrounded by garden and trees. The Ko’olau mountain cliffs added the attraction

Thank Teri E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is breath-taking as you walk up to it. I was so happy to see so many animals right at home on the temple grounds. All of the local birds, swans, chickens, (we didn't see the peacocks), as well as some friendly cats, and...More

Thank Natasha D
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Jeffery E
5 August 2017|
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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.
25 April 2017|
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Response from Ayako I | Reviewed this property |
I think around 10:00 would be best time to go there. Visiting there from Waikiki area must need to use high way, such as H1. In my experience, until 9:00am has heavy traffic jam, so leaving around 9:30 to go to the place... More
Kaela C
24 September 2016|
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Response from Sebastian825dlb | Reviewed this property |
No, I saw no such rules and I myself have many tattoos.