Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Honolulu is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Honolulu a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Honolulu.
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900 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
What do Hokusai, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Picasso and Warhol have in common? Their work shines at the Honolulu Museum of Art quoted as “the finest small museum in the United States”.
The museum is placed in two of the most beautiful houses in the city. The place has two cafés, lush green gardens and a theater that shows trending...
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130 Ohua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Saint Augustine by-the-Sea has it origins in the year 1854 when Father Modestus Favens built the first chapel in Waikiki. In the late 19th century, the church was used for the first mass for American Soldiers who were commissioned near the Diamond Head.
The church was expanded and later moved to its current location under the care of Father Val...
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215 N Kukui St, Honolulu, HI 96817, United States
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii was built in the early 20th century by Japanese immigrants and is located at the edge of Chinatown. The Shrine is dedicated to Okuninushi-no-Mikoto and is loved for its calm environment and simple yet elegant architecture.
Even though the place is open all year round, the New Years eve is the highlight of the s...
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Hawaii State Capitol, 415 S Beretania Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Known for its unique design, Hawaii State Capitol is one of the best places to visit in Honolulu. The first thing you will come across on your visit is its architecture, which is stunning. As you walk around the premises you will get scenic views of pool surrounding it along with cone shaped chambers that are a delight to see. While self-guided tou...
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250 S Hotel St, Honolulu, HI 96813, United States
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Hawaii State Art Museum has three galleries along with an outdoor exhibition space that showcases temporary as well as permanent art selection.
The permanent collection consists of 132 art pieces made by 105 artists. The collection dates from the 1960’s and includes the art-work of some of the most popular sculptors, ceramicists and print...
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229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu, HI 96813, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Saint Andrew's Cathedral is home to the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii.
The church was initiated in 1860’s on the request of Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma. The king wanted to establish a place to worship the Anglican tradition. His wish remained unfulfilled since he died before ground-breaking. Today, the place is a cathedral of the...
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2420 Halelaau Pl, Honolulu, HI 96816, United States
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Mu Ryang Sa Buddhist Temple takes its name from the broken ridge that forms the roof of the temple.
During its construction in 1980, the temples roof exceeded the limits of the City and County hall and hence the ridge was broken- giving the temple its iconic name. In Buddhism the incident reflected the need to shatter once Ego, Greed and Ignora...
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170 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96817, United States
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Dedicated to the Chinese goddess of Mercy, the Kuan Yin Temple is a traditional Chinese temple with green-roof tiling, carved alter and a main alter room. The modest design of the place adds to its simple elegance and combined with the view of the Foster Botanical Gardens- makes for a memorable visit.
During New Year's eve, the temple is flooded wi...
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1184 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813, United States
08:00 am - 04:30 pm
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace is the oldest place continuously used as a Cathedral in United states. The bell tower of the cathedral is the oldest bell tower clock in the city as well!
Originally serving as the mother church of the Vicariate Apostolic of the Hawaiian Islands, the cathedral was dedicated to Malia O Ka Malu (Lady of Peace) in 18...
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5339 Kalanianaole Hwy, Honolulu, HI 96821, United States
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
The Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church is one of the churches that adapt modern ideologies and beliefs. Regardless of your faith, religion or personal preferences, the church is open for one and all.
The gorgeous view of the ocean with the surrounding Hawaiian islands is enough to pull you here to spend some spiritual time. The church’s layou...
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Waikiki Beach Walk 1st Floor #118, 226 Lewers St, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Peter Lik Gallery is one of the best Photography Galleries in the city and showcases the masterworks of the famous artist.
The warm gallery portrays the photos beautifully and if you are an art connoisseur, you can shop for some seriously unique photos here. If you budget does not allow you to buy one of Peter Lik's stunning photos, a casual wa...
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Kapiolani Park, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
08:00 am - 09:30 pm
The Queen Kapiolani Statue is located in the Kapiolani Park which is the largest and oldest park in Hawaii.
The statue consists of a life-sized bronze sculpture of the Queen with colorful garlands hung around the neck. The Queen, along with the rest of the Royal family was dear to the people of Hawaii. The memories of these iconic figures are still...
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Kuhio Beach, Honolulu, HI 96815, United States
The Makua and Kila statue is located near the WaikikiBeachwhere many people come to surf. The statue was Built in 2001 by Holly Young- a Hawaiian sculptor and adds a beautiful art element to the beachfront.
The design consists of a man on a surfboard ona wave looking at a seal who is smiling back. The surrounding stone fountain completes the statue...
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1560 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was established in the mid 19th century and ‘Edict of Toleration’-that allowed other faiths to build places of worship for themselves. There are many branches of the church spread all through Hawaii.
The church on Beretania Street, is one of the most beautiful modern churches in Honolulu w...
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1701 Wilder Ave, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Sacred Heart Church’s architecture and layout is nothing short of a walk in an art gallery. The stone buildings with a courtyard that has a fountain at the center, is a pleasant place for a small stroll.
The beautiful fountain at the entrance depicting a woman carrying her baby, welcomes you to the tranquil church. The interiors of the ch...