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Mahayana Buddhist Temple, Chinatown NYCMahayana Buddhist temple
The largest Buddhist temple in Chinatown, across from the Manhattan Bridge. See the golden Buddha, perhaps the largest in New York, seated on a lotus.

What's Nearby

Bowery is known for its kitchen supply stores, where you can get authentic woks and just about everything including the kitchen sink. J&S Kitchen Equipment and Supplies, at 94 Bowery, is one of several. Open daily. Major credit cards.

Landmark history thanks to: Museum of Chinese in the Americas