Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre/Van Hanh Monastery
See the tallest open air statues of Buddha in Australia. The first, and still the largest, Buddhist temple in Canberra, was established in 1983.
The temple facilitates community services, charitable/relief activities, education, monastic training and personal/family counselling. They offer youth/women/aged groups activities, chaplaincy services, meditation groups, public library and free books on Buddhism.
Their budget accommodation has a vegetarian kitchen for group catering.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING
Ranked #156 of 196 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS
Reviewed on 26 Mar 2016
I was really excited about going to this temple as it was advertised as having a range of large Buddhist statues. Instead we saw 1, the whole site site looked and felt like being on a building sites...