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A Nan Buddhist Statue Park

Closed Now: 07:00 - 19:00
Open today: 07:00 - 19:00
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Great peaceful place

Great place, was very quiet and peaceful... the tree line around he property kind of keeps the car... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marioawakenings
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Deltona, Florida
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Early Morning Visit

Statues are beautiful!! We enjoyed an early morning visit!! Great way to start our day!! Statues... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
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4 weeks ago
“Great peaceful place”
17 Jul 2018
“Early Morning Visit”
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2120 SE 15th St, Enter from SE 22nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641-8729
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, was very quiet and peaceful... the tree line around he property kind of keeps the car noise away... no cost to visit the park donations accepted at the foot of the statues.... statues are magnificent... we spent probably an hour there walking and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marioawakenings
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Statues are beautiful!! We enjoyed an early morning visit!! Great way to start our day!! Statues are close together and donation are accepted.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ronya K
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I was here about 6 months ago, just happened to stumble across it on my way to Devil’s Milhopper. The statues are beautiful. On the downside, there was no change from the last time I was there. We had to walk threw sand and puddles...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Janell C
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is an amazing place to walk around and see some magnificent statues. The size and detail of these Buddhas are incredible. The inside temple is very beautiful also if it happens to be open when you are there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GLG3
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The last time we were lucky enough to see statues of this size and beauty, we were in Bangkok. This place is amazing!! Can’t wait till the gardens and walking paths are finished. Thanks for this hidden gem Gainesville 💗

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ashDawn
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Free parking Limited parking Located in a residential area Friendly staff Moderate walking Bring bug spray Donations accepted Peaceful and beautiful visit The temple is kept in impeccable order. The statues are massive and impressive. If you have lower body issues (walking issues) this park...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The Buddhist Statues at this Temple are huge and impressive. There is a great amount of detail that went into sculpturing these extremely large three statues. This is a work very much in progress. The statues or firmly established but the area around them still...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DonN263
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The Buddha statues are in place and they are great. However, the grounds are still in the middle of construction. They are incomplete with no paths or gardens.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank MatthewL2431
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I was amazed to find these giant Buddhist statues in southeast Gainesville! They were imported from Vietnam and installed outdoors, on the grounds of the temple. My favorite is Kuan Yin, "the compassionate one who hears the cries of the world". At 80 feet tall,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This new Buddha Statue Park is inspirational. A few dedicated people with a dream had the vision to commission the carving of two Buddha statues and the centerpiece, Avalokiteshvara ( goddess of compassion and healing ). She stands 45 feet tall amongst the treetops, Her...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Asher A
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Response from Elizabeth D | Reviewed this property |
The statues are in an outdoor garden and free to visit. However, there are locked donation boxes in front of the three largest statues. If you choose to put money in one of the boxes, it will help pay for the statues and... More
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