Japanese Temple

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  • Address: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Jalapahar, Darjeeling, WB 734102, India
  • Timings: 04:30 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3542254102
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Japanese Temple is one of the wonders of Darjeeling. It is a Buddhist temple and is called NIpponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple. It is located near the Peace Pagoda which is an emblem of peace and spirituality. Built in 1972, this temple is a symbol of peace and serenity. People tend to come to this place to find solace. It is a spiritually holy place for the Buddhists. Visitors have a lifetime experience when the prayers and chanting take place inside the temple. The prayers sound like hymns which have a chanting quality. The white architecture of the temple adds to the beauty of it. It was the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi that inspired Fuji Guru to create this symbol of peace.

The Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the Second World War had left the world bereft of hope and faith. The monastery was an attempt to instill peace after the grave tragedy.There are many hotels near the Japanese Temple which make it easier for the visitors to stay there for a long period of time. Disciples of Buddha come here from all around the world. This place is not so far from the main market. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Darjeeling itinerary 1 day.

  • The place is a monastery, so please be dressed appropriately for a place of worship.

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  • Japanese Temple Address: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Jalapahar, Darjeeling, WB 734102, India
  • Japanese Temple Contact Number: +91-3542254102
  • Japanese Temple Timing: 04:30 am - 07:00 pm
  • Japanese Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Japanese Temple(preferred time): 04:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Japanese Temple: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 55.27% of people who visit Darjeeling include Japanese Temple in their plan

  • 35% of people start their Japanese Temple visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Japanese Temple

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Japanese Temple

People normally club together Dekeling Hotel and Ghum Monastery while planning their visit to Japanese Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • If you want to feel the Japanese culture and if you want to experience the inner peace ☮️ Japanese temple is the only place in Darjeeling. Japanese temple is a place where most of the people come for Nirvana. The temple is surrounded by colourful flags with Japanese words written on it. People believe the flags purifies the air and also changes the mind of the person. Temple is open on all days for visit. The architecture of the temple is unique and beautiful.

  • Located in hill side of outer from city easily accessible, you come here by walk or you can hire a taxi. Beautifully designed, well maintained by authorities. Neat and clean premises. One of the famous visit point in Darjeeling among visitors. Perfect place for meditation. You can feel calm and peace here.

  • It's a very clean, serene and tidy place. It has one of the best views of Darjeeling. It's located high in the hills and surrounded by tall green trees. The temple is huge and majestic, it's white color makes it look more shiny. It has four Buddha statue installed in it, each depicting a particular event of his life. Also there are 8 wooden carved portrait depicting essential teachings and events in the life of Buddha. Must visit to feel the peace.

  • Japanese temple one of the famous place to visit in Darjeeling. Constant chanting of mantra gives you solace . A best place for sightseeing ❤️ It's also one of the highest place in Darjeeling so whole view is visible to you. And the weather condition here makes the place more attractive. You certainly going to like this place lot you will must visit it again, I make it sure 😊

  • The temple is situated at a high altitude in a very peaceful environment. Cars can reach right the front gate of the temple. The road leading to the temple is also in good condition. The premises are neat and clean with carefully planted trees and flower gardens. In the main prayer room a very old lady sits & chants mantras. The visitor is asked to sit in front of a musical instrument and play it in rhyme with the mantras. It's quite an interesting experience.

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