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Buddist Temple

El Retamar, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 952 56 96 62
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Simply stunning and very calming

We visited in August and rang ahead to see when the meditation sessions took place, (Friday... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Caroline e
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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We planned our visit to the Temple because it is only open during certain times, so we went to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie E
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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El Retamar, 29639, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 952 56 96 62
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tripper2655
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank William A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the top of the hill above Benalmádena... What a fabulous place full of atmosphere and charm. Such a great surprise to see this beautiful building overlooking the town and sea.

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to visit the buddist temple after our visit to the butterfly park but unfortunately it was closed on Monday's so we returned to visit the next day. We are so pleased we took the time to go back it is a beautiful, peaceful...More

Thank Sharwenbryson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful building which is self funded. A very calming experience with lovely surroundings and views. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small Buddist temple next to the butterfly house. Visit free and see the decorative walls inside. Buy a scarf for good luck.

Thank auntielin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must and just in front of the butterfly park - both can be done in half a day. Beautiful temple full of peace and love

Thank samanthafigliuzzi64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful temple and there are some nice info's but don't go with to much expectations. There is the outside of the temple and one room on the inside so you are quickly done here. The view from there is great though. Nice place...More

Thank Melissa M
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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
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.