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Interesting and unexpected building on Costa del Sol

We stopped nearby to admire the view from the Mirador and we were amazed to see the curious looking... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
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Time to chill

This place is so relaxing interesting place there is a story in the pictures on wall inside... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
lesley d
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Av. de Retamar, s/n, 29631, Benalmadena, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A Stupa is certainly not a building you would expect to find on the Costa del Sol. Though it stands out, it still fits in, because of its beauty, the peaceful atmosphere (enhanced by the soft music playing from the souvenir shop) and the stunning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Magda4Lena
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped nearby to admire the view from the Mirador and we were amazed to see the curious looking temple as we have not travelled to Buddhist countries before. Really interesting and seemed to be genuinely decorated. As far as I understood they also perform...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

The Stupa (or Estupa as locals write) is a strange dome-like building at the edge of Benalmadena city, just on the hill. Looks astonishing and attractive from long distance. Simplest way to reach it from Benalmadena Costa or train (Renfe-Cercanias) station Arroyo de la Miel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sergem751
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This place is so relaxing interesting place there is a story in the pictures on wall inside. Spectacular views from this location and butterfly world next door

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lesley d
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Spotted the gold dome off the motorway when driving from Malaga airport to Mijas. We returned back past a few days later and decided to find out what it was. Imagine our surprise to find a Budist temple with a gold Buddha inside. The inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bfmcm
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We have seen the outside before but not inside. It was very spiritual. We both lit an incense stick and made our silent wishes. We'll worth a visit. Spectacular views of the coast from outside the Stupa.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 632sonyap
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Right across the street from the Butterfly Park, so it's easy to include. Worth visiting if you go for the Butterfly Park, but I wouldn't make a special trip for it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mojaquera
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The stupa is fabulous ❤both inside and out. The views are simply stunning way down the coast. A calm beautiful space to think relax and find some peace.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HeatherS261259
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I was very lucky on my trip to the buddhist stupa at Benalmadena on 8/4/18, it was a beautiful day - and what a lovely place. Going on a couple of earlier reviews, yes if you're not interested in buddhism then it may appear that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Flamencochica
Reviewed 20 February 2018

the Stupa is a white, unusual building, also called buddhist temple, but it isnt a temple but Stupa It´s a walk in Stupa (which is unusual) and the biggest in the West (check wikipedia for details: Stupa Benalmadena) In the hall inside you will find...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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