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Beautiful views, a nice, relaxing area to center one's self. Make sure you pack a picnic lunch and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Jenn F
Boston, Massachusetts
A sacred space that inspires serenity!

We have been experiencing the peaceful nature of this beautiful place over many years. When 9/11... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Something about this place always brings me back very relaxing and quiet. Brought two young boys who were very curious about the going ons of the monks we saw.

Thank Donnylo
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Beautiful views, a nice, relaxing area to center one's self. Make sure you pack a picnic lunch and blanket to really enjoy your time there.

Thank Jenn F
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We have been experiencing the peaceful nature of this beautiful place over many years. When 9/11 happened I came here to cry, pray and find solace. Over several years we saw the temple next door being built by devoted people, mostly by hand. The Japanese...More

Thank Abbcb53
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We arrived shortly after 4pm on a Sunday in early September and parked in the lower lot. The lower building was closed but access to the property is from dawn to dusk. A statue depiction of the Buddha and his mother at birth along with...More

Thank Wildflower01945
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We loved the drive up to this pagoda. There were folks sitting in one area of the gardens talking with one another; the prayer flags are waving hello when you arrive; the pagoda is gigantic and beautiful to walk around; the meditation hall is peaceful...More

Thank ume03
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The first peace pagoda in the United States is definitely worth the short 5 minute walk uphill from the parking area. (Elderly and handicapped are allowed to drive up.) Situated in a serenely beautiful setting, with peace garden and pond and many meditation areas. A...More

Thank Ken_Blanchard
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We visited the Peace Pagoda on a week day and had the opportunity to absorb the meditative atmosphere to the fullest. You learn a lot about its history and purpose. The nature around is just amazing and makes you feel so relaxed! I'd recommend this...More

Thank Rozantia
Reviewed 14 October 2015

From the parking lot, it is an uphill walk to reach the grounds of the Pagoda. The elderly and infirm are allowed to drive up. The Pagoda is an impressive sight, there is a Temple to the left which was closed when we were there....More

Thank frogsinthecreek
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Beautiful grounds for a peaceful adventure. You will have to park, unless handicapped or elderly, below the white dome near the building for mediation. Any one can go in to mediate. This is the first pagoda built in the USA. There is an outhouse for...More

Thank lynns629
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is a gorgeous Buddhist Temple with a white dome framed with ornate trim.The gardens, lilly pond and prayer flags blowing in the breeze have a calming effect.

Thank lillian m
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19 February 2018|
Response from ume03 | Reviewed this property |
I wish I could remember when their services were. There was a sign on the door, and they were doing some maintenance when I was there. Wish I could be of more help. It is a beautiful spot~
Dianne F
9 September 2017|
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Response from ume03 | Reviewed this property |
There was a road up to the temple, pagoda, and gardens. No wheelchair ramps built in.
David P
11 August 2017|
Response from Wildflower01945 |
If I remember correctly, there are no pets allowed.