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Maha Vihara Maitreya

Jl. Cemara Boulevard Utara no. 8 | Kompleks Cemara Asri, Medan 20371, Indonesia
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Beautiful and humbling experience. Please visit.

We had the most humbling experience when we visited and was one of our highlights for Medan and... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
KBBB2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Huge Temple

The Maha Vihara in Cemara Asri is a big temple. The Budha, Kwan Yin and Kwang Kong statues are... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Lian Tiong G
,
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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Jl. Cemara Boulevard Utara no. 8 | Kompleks Cemara Asri, Medan 20371, Indonesia
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We had the most humbling experience when we visited and was one of our highlights for Medan and Indonesia. We learnt about Buddhism and will treasure this memory. The palace is grand and impressive without being ostentatious. Also the fortunate cafe serves all vegan food...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The Maha Vihara in Cemara Asri is a big temple. The Budha, Kwan Yin and Kwang Kong statues are huge. The temple is spacious and well kept. Good surrounding and a nice place to visit.

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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Maha Vihara Maitreya is also a commercial complex. They serves the WC to their food court and coffee shops client only. So, it is a temple or a department store? I note that we have to pay for most of the WC in Indonesia during...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

I went here in the week of Chinese New Year. So the place a bit crowded, and there are lots of Chinese ornament decorated the the temple, which made it more interesting.The architecture was great. This is the largest temple I ever been in Indonesia

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Reviewed April 25, 2016

The first and largest temple in Medan city, this temple prides itself with its slogan "One World One Family" which literally means they welcome anyone of any race or religious views to come and visit. This building includes several huge Buddha statues, some you can...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2016

Located within the housing complex of Cemara Asri, this place of worship is grand and welcoming towards people of all ethnic and religious background.

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Reviewed December 24, 2015

This temple will be really crowded in some special occassion, they open everyday until 10PM. This place is quite big and has vegetarian restaurant inside with different menus everyday. The restaurant closed in 8PM

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Reviewed July 17, 2015

The building decoration is impressive, especially the interior. We were there for during Chinese New Year, many people came here for prayers and making wishes. Toilet facility is available and benches for rest along corridor. There is a canteen selling vegetarian food at reasonable price....More

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Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Actually we asked our tuk tuk driver to bring us to Vihara Gunung Timur, but he brought us to this Maha Vihara Buddhist temple. We were happy to see this place. Its very big and can accommodate few thousands devotees in one prayer session. The...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2015

The biggest temple has ever found in Medan. Very organize and convinience to pray. Big hall for praying and has a kids play ground. The vegetarian restaurant is recomended.

Thank HusinLim
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