About Buddha TempleConstructed by the highly revered Khochhen Rinpoche, the Buddha Temple in Dehradun is among the most notable tourist places in Dehradun. Known for its intriguing Japanese style architecture, beautifully-manicured gardens, and serene ambience, the temple depicts the life and teachings of Lord Buddha in the form of paintings and murals.
Boasting a 220-feet high stupa, the tallest of its kind in Asia, and a 130-feet high Buddha statue, the temple is dedicated to preserving and promoting Buddhism around the world. Home to many intriguing paintings and magnificent effigies, the temple expands to five floors. The fourth floor, which is mainly accessible on Sundays, has an open-air observation platform that provides a gorgeous 360° view of Dehradun Valley.
Additionally, the temple also houses a library dedicated to books and journals related to Buddhism studies. Interestingly, Buddha Temple, also known as Nyingma, is one of the four primary schools devoted to Tibetan religion, the other three being Sakya, Kagyu, and Geluk.
Location: New Basti, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248002
Opening Hours: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Entry Fee: No Entry Fee