Place of worship

Centre Bouddhique Kagyu-Dzong - Grande Pagode de Vincennes

40 bis route de Ceinture du lac Daumesnil - 75012 Paris

Bois de Vincennes - 12e Arrondissement

Centre Bouddhique Kagyu-Dzong - Grande Pagode de Vincennes, Paris © DR

Description

The Grande Pagode de Vincennes is the largest Buddhist place of worship in the capital. It houses the largest statue of Buddha in Europe, covered in gold and over 9m high including the pedestal. The total area is 8,000 m² and is spread across two beautiful buildings, vestiges of the 1931 Paris Colonial Exhibition. The site is open to the public during major Buddhist festivals. An original site that's full of spirituality to be discovered in the rural setting of the Bois de Vincennes, a stone's throw from Lac Daumesnil.

Garden

The centre is located in the Bois de Vincennes.

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Gift shop

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Closing times

Monday

Opening times

The office is open from 2pm to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday and from 3pm to 7pm on Wednesday. You can leave a message on the answering machine outside office hours on +33 (0) 1 40 04 98 06. The centre is closed on Monday. The site is open to the public during major Buddhist festivals.

Voir la carte

Centre Bouddhique Kagyu-Dzong - Grande Pagode de Vincennes

40 bis route de Ceinture du lac Daumesnil
75012 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 40 04 98 06
contact@kagyu-dzong.org
kagyu-dzong.org

  • Subway - Porte Dorée
  • Bus - 325

Place of worship in the same district: Bois de Vincennes

Place of worship in the same arrondissement: 12th arrondissement

Place of worship in Paris and in the Paris Region: Place of worship

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