North America’s Largest Buddhist Temple Is Hidden In A Small Town In Minnesota

Minnesota is home to more than a few architectural wonders. For example, the colorful Naniboujou Lodge in Grand Marais is unlike anything else in the state. There’s even a gas station with a claim to fame: the R.W. Lindholm Service Station in Cloquet was built by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Today, we’d like to add another standout architectural wonder to the list. Hampton, Minnesota, is home to the largest Buddhist temple in North America. Surrounded by rural fields, this beautiful structure is unlike anything else in the state. Read on below to learn more about the temple, called Watt Munisotaram:

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Have you ever heard of Watt Munisotaram? If you’d like to learn more about the temple, visit their Facebook page.

Address: 2925 220th St E, Hampton, MN 55031, USA