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Lahaina Jodo Mission

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Address: 12 Ala Moana St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Serene....

We stopped at sunset, and enjoyed the serenity of the Mission. When one faces the Buddha, the majesty of the mountains stand behind. When one views the beautiful pagoda, the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Peru, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at sunset, and enjoyed the serenity of the Mission. When one faces the Buddha, the majesty of the mountains stand behind. When one views the beautiful pagoda, the ocean also adds its presence. It's a short time commitment (though one can enjoy the ambiance as long as one chooses), but it's a gentle reminder of the melding of... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something different from the beach and the sun. You can actually combine the two because just by the site there is a beach popular with the locals. A Japanese temple, a giant Buddha and pleasant surroundings.

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Going to the Lahaina Jodo Mission is a short trip, just a quick walk around the grounds for a moment really, to look at the large buddha and the several pagodas adjacent to Baby Beach, just North of Lahaina (also next to a very, very quirky cemetery). Parking is free, and there isn't any particular information about what you are... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We heard that the mission was a cool site to see, so on our way to explore the island we stopped in. We weren't allowed to go inside the temples, but it was a very peaceful site and cool to see! It doesn't take more than 10 minutes to see the entire thing, with time left over to sit and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Went there on a morning. The area was open but temples were closed. It is nice for a quick walk around and some pictures. The cemetery on the beach on the other side is worth having a look. The beach in the front is also very nice.

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Los Osos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This free compound consists of a big open courtyard surrounded by Tokyo-style buildings suitable for Buddhist ceremonies. One building is open for interior views. Right on the water, parking on the street outside.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It is small, and not far from Lahaina Harbor (short drive). There is not a whole lot of time to spend here, but it is amazing to see the Buddha and experience this culture in Maui!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I made a quick stop here one morning after we had checked out of one hotel and was waiting checkin time at another. There was plenty of parking so we pulled right up to the gate. There is a donation box at the entrance and it was on the honor system when we were there. So we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stopped by the admire the beautiful architecture. There is a beautiful temple and prayer bell. There is also a giant Buddha statue where you can leave offering which I found to be quite beautiful.

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Chumphon, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is the home of the largest Buddha statue outside of Japan. It's really impressive. You can also ring the prayer bell.

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