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Stop for the beautiful, historic statue

In front of the New York Buddhist Church is a serene statue that survived the Atom Bomb... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
Mike L
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Northampton, Massachusetts
A gem in the city ...

A beautiful Buddhist Church (Temple) in the heart of the city - a space for reflection and meeting... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
David_London8
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London, United Kingdom
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4 Dec 2017
“Stop for the beautiful, historic statue”
7 Sep 2017
“A gem in the city ...”
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331 Riverside Dr, New York City, NY 10025-9114
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

In front of the New York Buddhist Church is a serene statue that survived the Atom Bomb devastation in Japan. This is surely worth a visit, even if you don't enter the building.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed September 7, 2017

A beautiful Buddhist Church (Temple) in the heart of the city - a space for reflection and meeting friendly folk. A lovely statue of Shinran Shonin stands outside and inside there are several wonderful rooms, statues, art and a delightful library. I recommend attending for...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Even if you don't go inside for the many activities, go just to look at the heart stopping statue outside. Also, it's a great old brownstone with wonderful details inside..go to their flea market twice a year.

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Reviewed October 22, 2015

The church is a place of repose in this very busy city, except when it is having one of its festivals -- then there is a jammed packed program: martial arts, drums, dance, food, and often fascinating Japanese arts and crafts. Wonderful welcoming people.

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