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Mahayana Buddhist Temple, New York

Mahayana Buddhist Temple - New York, New York
Mahayana Buddhist Temple
133 Canal Street, New York, NY 10002Map
+1 212 925 8787
Neighborhood: Chinatown
Overview

This temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Chinatown, and inside rests what many believe to be the largest Buddha in New York at a towering 16 feet (4.88 meters). Two golden lions guard the entrance to the temple, which also houses a large urn with burning incense. Besides the expected Buddhist worship services, the temple also has a gift shop for visitors, and a donation of USD1 is rewarded with a small fortune scroll.

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Mahayana Buddhist Temple General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
  • Nearest Train: Grand St (B, D)
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