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Garden of One Thousand Buddhas, Arlee

#24 of 51 in Historic Sites in Montana
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Garden of One Thousand Buddhas is a spiritual site near Arlee, Montana, within the Flathead Indian Reservation in Lake County, Montana. Under construction in 2012, the monument portion of the site is 750 square feet (70 m2) in area and the surrounding garden is spread across 10 acres (4.0 ha) of land. It is intended to be a pilgrimage destination for the Western hemisphere and is expected by its builders to become a major place of worship for people of many faiths. It is free to the public and will feature over one thousand statues.

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  • We drove from Spokane Washington and we were not sure what to expect, but it was actually larger and more impressive than I expected. Nice rural setting with the mountains around it, and a lot of...  more »
  • A garden of nothingness So wonderfully worthwhile to exit the highway and disengage yourself from your problems! Serenity awaits you i this lovely garden. Breathe deeply and soak in the good karma.  more »
  • An oasis of peace in the middle of nowhere. My wife and I travel through Montana at least twice a year. We always stop here to meditate and rest, before our long drive back to Seattle. I'm Christian and my wife is Buddhist, but we both find harmony and peace here. My only suggestion is to expand the gift shop and include an indoor facility to worship, when it's cold.
  • Half a mile off the highway. Definitely worth the stop and stroll! ***no dogs in the garden, just a consideration if you’re traveling with your best friend.

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