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Buddist Temple

El Retamar, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 952 56 96 62
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Not worth wasting you. Only plus point, scenic looking down. The bus service from here is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Farry S
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Peaceful place, high up in the mountains

Local bus up to temple, walked back down to coast. wonderful views, peaceful inside and somewhere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sue J
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Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
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El Retamar, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
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+34 952 56 96 62
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not worth wasting you. Only plus point, scenic looking down. The bus service from here is ridiculous.

Thank Farry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Local bus up to temple, walked back down to coast. wonderful views, peaceful inside and somewhere to get away from the hustle and bustle of the costas.

Thank sue J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some special objects kept inside on top of the dome and full of special positive energy. One cannot and is not allowed but to get the energy one has to circle three rounds of the temple and walk on special symbols which...More

Thank MayfairLondonUK
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Nothing much to see there (free entrance) except from the spectacular view outside (and from afar) and especially overviewing the coastline from Benalmadena to Fuengirola Marina.

1  Thank Skjode
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What a stunning place very nice we have been coming to Spain for many many years but never visited till now it was beautiful

Thank suzihoozy
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Glad I visited the temple. It is a lovely building and inside felt really calming. The painted scenes on the walls were very interesting.

Thank wanderer23
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We visited in August and rang ahead to see when the meditation sessions took place, (Friday & Sunday) as we couldn't see any information on-line, but really wanted to experience it, We were very pleased we did, it started around 6.30 and was meant to...More

Thank Caroline e
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We planned our visit to the Temple because it is only open during certain times, so we went to the Butterfly farm which is right next door. However, the lady who comes to open the Temple was an hour late and by that time we...More

1  Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Calm and tranquil. Just a large room with paintings in a lovely setting across from the butterfly centre.

Thank Tripper2655
Reviewed 4 October 2017

It is out of the way and we had come to see the butterfly farm next door and were drawn to have a look round. It somehow draws you in, you walk around the outside, then take a walk up the steps and are enticed...More

1  Thank William A
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Woodville56
29 August 2017|
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Response from ebbcourt | Reviewed this property |
The cable car bit is easy as it is situated in the centre of Benalmadena Pueblo. I did it in May and is well worth the visit.There is a nice bar and cafe at the top.I believe they also give a demonstration with birds of prey... More
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748kristine
18 February 2017|
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Response from Anna G | Reviewed this property |
It's next to the butterfly place which was good to visit be warned though, leave nothing in the car e.g. Money we got broken in to or followed when left the car for less than 30 minutes all money gone.
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