Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre/Van Hanh Monastery

Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre/Van Hanh Monastery

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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.

  • Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre statues
    Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre statues
  • Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre statues
    Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre statues
  • Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre statues
    Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre statues

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 8am - 7pm

COSTS

Not specified

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

Sakyamuni Buddhist Centre/Van Hanh Monastery

32 Archibald Street, Lyneham, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 2 REVIEWS

Ranked #193 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“worth a visit if in area”

Reviewed on 20/12/2017

lovely community activities are held here regularly. worth a look if in area. close too AIS so easy too stop on way there

Review by

ET3121

“Expected more”

Reviewed on 26/03/2016

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...

Review by

Fionakumari

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