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Fo Guang Shan

Zeedijk 106--118, 1012 BB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 2357
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Buddham Sharanam Gachhaami

Brilliant and so easily accessible Tranquil spot in the hustle bustle of a Metro do take out time... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Roots2Wings
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nice place

A peace of tranquil amidst if the hustle and bustle of downtown Amsterdam. Beautiful buddhist... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Denzel T
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Singapore, Singapore
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Zeedijk 106--118, 1012 BB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Brilliant and so easily accessible Tranquil spot in the hustle bustle of a Metro do take out time to visit this amazing temple & read about the details of Buddhism as observed by China. They have several statues about Mahayana Buddhism/Bodhisattva Avatars that you can...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

A peace of tranquil amidst if the hustle and bustle of downtown Amsterdam. Beautiful buddhist statues and ambience. Right at the door step there is a box of oracle that is printed with buddhist writings, but please remember to drop 50 cents euro into their...More

Thank Denzel T
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the temple on our walking tour of Amsterdam. It is a real ornate building. Didn't have a chance to look inside, and youth.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Right in the midfle of china town and a besutiful building.Its very quiet and can get really busy. The monks were out on the balcony which was nice to see.

Thank Lovemyfood92
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Beauty and peace right in the middle of China Town, worth a visit for sure. Lovely statues for sale, maybe even light an incense stick. Blessings all round!

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This temple is right in the middle of Chinatown, or The Red Light District. Whenever I am around, I'd like to visit because of the peace. There is also a Fo Guang Shan temple in London.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Nice little free entry temple to stop in and take a few photos while wandering the streets so worth a look if passing and its open . It has a lovely little inside main area and then you can move on or take a few...More

Thank niamhs456
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a small temple with a foyer area which the public can access. To see the other parts you must book a tour and these were not available, closed on mondays so we werent able to see past the small reception area. If you...More

Thank 2_wheel_traveller80
Reviewed 12 March 2016

An asian temple placed on Zeedijk street,in the heart of Amsterdam's China town and also in Red Light District.Interesting architecture as long as I didn't see this kind of temple in other part of Europe.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Best part of the trip and the people are so warm & tolerant because it was full of tourists taking photos of the shrine and effergies when really, it suppose to be for prayer and tranquility. I got to light an incense offering and make...More

Thank Makka78
Nearby
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
...More
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