Japanese Peace Pagoda
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Japanese Peace Pagoda information
Lonely Planet review
Perched on a hillside at the end of AJC Bose Rd, this gleaming white pagoda is one of more than 70 pagodas built around the world by the Japanese Buddhist Nipponzan Myohoji organisation. During the drumming puja (prayers) visitors are offered a hand drum and encouraged to join in the fun. It’s a pleasant, gentle 30-minute walk from Clubside along Gandhi and AJC Bose Rds, past the implausible-sounding Institute of Astroparticle Physics and Space Science.