Japanese Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling

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Find a place of calm at Japanese Peace Pagoda, a monument that promotes world peace and cultural understanding. Japanese Buddhist monk Nichidatsu Fujii laid the foundation stone in 1972, and the completed pagoda reaches to a height of 28.5 m (94 ft) and width of 23 m (75 ft). Though located close to a Buddhist temple and part of a wider Buddhist complex, the purpose of the pagoda has always been to encourage unity between people of different races, creeds, and religions. Plan to visit Japanese Peace Pagoda during your Darjeeling vacation using our convenient Darjeeling trip itinerary planner .
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  • September 25, 2017
    This is a Load Buddha temple where Priest pray in Japanese, very peaceful place, awesome structure, can visit during site seen visit.  more »
  • September 23, 2017
    Beautiful Pagoda and peaceful environment. Sit there and you will enjoy nice breeze flowing through the area.  more »
  • September 13, 2017
    A very rejuvenating experience to visit this place. Went on a rainy day. Except for the sound of raindrops, it's extremely quite and peaceful over there. Beautiful temple structure. A Must visit.  more »
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  • June 5, 2017
    If you like serenity, this is a must place to visit, with the monastery, peace and view and pretty flowers blooming makes it one of the best destinations of Darjeeling
  • April 22, 2017
    The Peace Pagoda is a must visit destination in Darjeeling. It is a very beautiful and serene location with lots of beautiful flowers and a wonderful view of the valley.
  • April 7, 2017
    It's a very nice place. You'll feel mental peace. This is a Japanese Buddha temple.
  • March 9, 2017
    The place seems to provide a soothing, peaceful experience. The place in itself is a history and it has been preserved in a very beautiful manner. Everyone would become a devotee of the place.
  • March 29, 2017
    A beautiful japanese peace Temple that nestles amidst tall trees and a serene environment! The sculptures and pictures cover some of salient features of Buddhism and life of Buddha!

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