Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with us at the Great Stupa!

2023 Celebrates the Year of the Rabbit, a symbol of longevity, peace, and prosperity.

Our festivities run across 9 days from the 21st January through to 29th January.

Bring your families and friends to receive a free lucky gift, place wishes of new beginnings on our Bodhi trees, see the Bendigo Chinese Association Lion team perform live at the Great Stupa as well as plenty of cultural experiences to explore through the celebrations at the Great Stupa.

Official programme to be released soon here! Stay tuned for updates across our socials too.

Until then, may good fortune be abundant in the Year of the Tiger.


21 January – 29 January 2023


Weekdays – 9am to 5pm
Stupa Closes at 4:45pm


Weekends – 10:30am to 5pm
Stupa Closes at 4:45pm

Entry Fee:



Donations welcome


The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

Bendigo, Australia

Getting There:

By car is the best way to get to The Great Stupa Bendigo which is located at 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat, Victoria, Australia.

Unfortunately at this stage there is no public transport directly to the venue.

Please note: Current road closure to Allies Rd has created a detour to arrive at the Great Stupa.

Please call 03 5446 7568 if you have any issues finding your way.


Our address is 25 Sandhurst Town Road, Myers Flat (Bendigo), Victoria, Australia.

Plenty of parking is available on site.

Train to Bendigo

  • Visit V/Line’s website for train times.
  • From Bendigo Station catch a bus or taxi to The Great Stupa.
  • From Eaglehawk Station catch a bus or taxi to The Great Stupa.


  • Catch Route 54 service from Bendigo Station to Maiden Gully, from Maiden Gully a taxi to The Great Stupa.
  • Catch Route 52 service from Bendigo Station to Eaglehawk, from Eaglehawk a taxi to The Great Stupa.


Catch a taxi from any location directly to The Great Stupa call 13 10 08.


Lunar New Year aims to create a community event that welcomes all people to be part of the day. The Great Stupa offers accessibility throughout the site, including clear internal and external signage, clear paths, accessible bathroom facilities with sign-posted directions and slip resistant floor and ground surfaces. On the day there will be accessible carparks.