Valley of the Temples Memorial Park
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Intriguing Valley on Oahu
Every time I drove by the Valley of the Temples, I was curious about what lay beyond the sign for the memorial park. One day, when driving around the Island, I drove in and saw the beautiful cemetery grounds nestled under the Koolau Mountains. The meandering roadways through the park bring guests to the Byodo-In Temple, a non-practicing Buddist Temple where anyone is welcome to visit. The temple was built in 1938 as a small replica to the Byodo-In Temple in Japan in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the first immigrants from Japan in Hawaii. The grounds are beautiful and filled with ponds and peacocks. A $3usd entrance fee applies to adults who visit, $2 for senior citizens, and $1 for children.
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47-200 Kahekili Hwy, Kaneohe, HI 96744, USA
+1 808-518-2878
Sun 9am - 3pm
Mon - Sat 8am - 4:30pm
Original mauna kea beach hotel