Jade Buddha Temple in Houston

Photo of Jade Buddha Temple in Houston, Texas
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz
Photo of Jade Buddha Temple in Houston, Texas
Photograph © Wayne Lorentz

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Jade Buddha Temple

6969 Westbranch Drive, Houston, Texas, Little Hong Kong 77072
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Some of the most interesting buildings in Houston are being erected by the city's fast-growing Asian community. From Little Saigon near downtown to Tang City and Little Hong Kong, hundreds of thousands of people from the far side of the Pacific rim are bringing their culture to Houston and expressing it through architecture. This is a Taiwanese Buddhist temple off of Dairy-Ashford. It hides quietly on a side street in a residential neighborhood, but just a few blocks from an area so saturated with Asian influence, you could get lost if you don't speak the language. In a concession to modern construction and hurricane-resistance codes, the temple is built out of modern material, but stays true to its traditional roots.

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  beautiful place and well worth the visit....I found it peaceful and will visit again

nice peaceful place - Friday, June 26th, 2009 @ 10:19pm  


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