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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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"black swans"
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"ring the bell"
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"koi fish"
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"large bell"
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"large buddha"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are visiting Oahu, this site is a must! A gorgeous Buddhist Temple with amazing views of the lush, tropical, scenery.

Thank Vicki T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very peaceful place... Highly recommended. Some local merchants sell custom items and donate proceeds to the temple, good karma.

Thank M A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great stop to spend 45 min - an hour. Lots of photo ops. Koi ponds, black swans, and peaceful gardens with walking paths. Ring the large bell! The temple is actually behind the cemetery, so you get to drive through that on your way there....More

Thank Runesong
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely temple. Very quiet, relaxing place to visit. It has just been fully painted so it’s looking great.

Thank kathglenn1
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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 glad you had a relaxing visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly an architectural masterpiece in the valley of the temples. Remember, it is a temple so please don’t come hear expecting to talk loudly or run around.

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

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came here one morning when the mountains were foggy and the day was cool. It was the perfect setting in which to see the Valley of the Temples and the Byodo-In Temple. There weren't too many other people around, and the...More

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

We are happy you had a peaceful visit. Thank you for visiting Valley of the Temples and the Byodo-In Temple.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Byodo-In Temple as one of the sites included in the Sacred Tours with Spiritual Tours of Hawaii. Probably the best hidden Buddhist gem on the island.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words and for visiting the Byodo-In Temple.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is well worth the trip, it is a very tranquil and relaxing part of Hawaii. You'll need to spend about 45 mins to walk through and really appreciate this place. Be wary of the black swans they can be nasty apparently.

Thank nathanfreeman82
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This sacred site is well preserved, well cared for. I loved the request to remove shoes before walking into the temple as a sign of respect.

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

Thank you for your very kind words and for visiting the Byodo-In Temple. We are glad you had a beautiful visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderfully tranquil and serene place to wander and escape the chaos of Waikiki. Loved the "feel" here.

Thank Angelas1979
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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
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.
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