Buddhist Temple - Richmond
Activity:Vancouver is blessed with diversity. Institutions related to Buddhism, Christianity, Islamism, and other faiths are available for religious exploration. Exploring other faiths can give you insights into your own faith. How about a Buddhist temple?
Details:The Buddhist Temple is located at 9160 Steveston Hwy., Richmond. For information call (604) 274-2822 .
Open Daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Free admission but donations gratefully accepted.
How to get there: From downtown Vancouver, going south along Oak St. to the Oak St. bridge, exit to "Airport/Richmond Centre". Travel to No. 3 Rd and turn left. Continue south to Steveston Highway, and turn left for about .6 km.
Or a faster route: after crossing the Oak St. bridge, continue down highway 99, and exit at "Steveston" (last exit before the Massey tunnel), and go west on Steveston Highway and just past No. 4 Rd. About 35 minutes from Vancouver. Website: www.buddhisttemple.ca
Another religious institution you might want to check out is Westminster Abbey Benedictine Monastery in Mission.
Richmond Buddhist Temple - photo courtesy of Richmond Public Libary