North America's Largest Buddhist Temple Is Hidden In A Small Town In Minnesota
By Betsy Rathburn|Published October 27, 2020
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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: