City of Ten Thousand Buddhas
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- City of Ten Thousand BuddhasMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 3First to ReviewAug 01, 2013
One of the most overlooked tourists attraction in Northern California. This is an easy 2 1/2 hour drive north of San Francisco, situated in the heart of Mendocino County. The grounds are beautiful and there is an amazing vegetarian restaurant right on site.Recommended for:
- City of Ten Thousand BuddhasMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Aug 01, 2013
So, you're in the middle of interior Mendocino county when Whammo! A fully functioning Buddhist monastery. This place is way funky, even for a Buddhist monastery in north central California. The grounds used to be a mental institution but now house, yes, almost 10,000 Buddha statues (as well as a restaurant open to the public 11.30pm-3pm every day but Tuesday). Come for lunch or contact them in advance and come for a multi-day retreat.