"Ahuimanu Byodo-in" Ahuimanu by GuthrieColin

Ahuimanu Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 19 photos

The Byodo-in, also known as the Phoenix Hall (鳳凰堂 hōō-dō) is one of the most relaxing places to visit on Oahu. Its Japanese Architecture and scenic setting make it a highly unique location. Bring your camera and leave your stress behind.
The building is a replica of a Buddhist temple built in 998 CE in Japan. The Hawaiian version was built in 1968 and was recreated to remember the early Japanese settlers on the island.

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  • Last visit to Ahuimanu: Mar 2008
  • Intro Updated Mar 24, 2008
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2014 at 2:13 PM

    Wow! Fantastic page and photos! Must mark this down to see if ever we go to Hawaii!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Apr 10, 2008 at 7:19 PM

    What a beautiful location for an amazing building - and full marks to the Japanese for their aethetic prowess in coming up with the design in the first place! Loved the information and photos in your tips.

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Apr 9, 2008 at 1:58 PM

    Beautiful Zen Gardens & the temples look tempting :) lovely little page here

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 8:11 PM

    awesome stuff colin. i remember learning about the temple when i went there to visit, but i didnt learn that much! i really loved this place, was a highlight of my time in hawaii.


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