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Valley of the Temples

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

Now requires a $5 entry. not the 1 dollar that so many reviews say... There is a parking nazi, he's funny but takes his job a little too serious. The temple itself is quite nice and there are a few local artists showcasing their wares,...More

Thank Rlevison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Byodo-in Temple is defintely worth a visit if you are on the windward side of Oahu. It is nestled in the Valley of the Temples, amidst the verdant and majestic Koolau mountains. The scenery is breath taking and peaceful. Entrance fee is only $5 ($2...More

1  Thank Marieange2001
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Take some time away from a busy Hawaii itinerary to experience a few moments of peace. The temple is inviting and calming, and you can spend as little or as much time here. Adult admission is $5.

Thank rzsandoval
Reviewed 6 December 2017

A wonderful place to visit that encompasses history, education, and the peacefulness of the islands. A multi-faith area as well as a working cemetery, the Valley of Temples offers those who visit a chance to experience true peace. From the gentle sounds of waterfalls and...More

Thank collis414
Reviewed 29 November 2017

My daughter wanted to stop at this spot. I had never been to a Temple before and this was very lovely. From ringing the bell to clear the mind to spending some quiet moments in reflection, this was a lovely stop and I am glad...More

Thank bethieg1971
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

On a day tour with Daniels tour of island and had the opportunity to stop here. There is an Entrance fee but if this is a trip of a lifetime, go see. It is very beautiful memorial and you have to take your shoes off...More

Thank edinburghcitymom
VOTManagement, Public Relations Manager at Valley of the Temples, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for visiting the Temple. We appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Went to visit some family graves and then took a walk over to the Temple which is always and enjoyable experience. Lots of gold fish as usual.

Thank HawaiiSeaDog
VOTManagement, Public Relations Manager at Valley of the Temples, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for visiting Valley of the Temples. Please never hesitate to let us know if you need anything.

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The temple is tucked in the back of Valley of the Temples Memorial Park. The grounds are well kept and beautiful. Well worth a stop by. It is all wheelchair accessible. The Koi ponds are second to none. The temple is beautiful. If you take...More

Thank Wilma B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a beautiful place - the drive up to it, the drive around it, the drive through it - all great. It's well maintained, quiet and simply a terrific place to visit. The Byodo-in Temple seems like the big draw, it's apparently a working...More

Thank Paul C
VOTManagement, Public Relations Manager at Valley of the Temples, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed the views and the mausoleums. Thank you for visiting the Temple.

Reviewed 16 September 2017

I loved this place. With the swans and turtles, meditation areas, beautiful landscaping with water features it was so peaceful and relaxing. I could easily spend hours here. The flowers were beautiful.

Thank doglover20162016
VOTManagement, Public Relations Manager at Valley of the Temples, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We are so glad you had a peaceful and relaxing visit. Thank you for visiting the Temple.

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Dawn D
3 March 2017|
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Response from Shalinerz_desu | Reviewed this property |
You can ride the motorcycle there. There will be a parking lot and you can park it there and then walk to the temple.