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not a lot there but let history fill the gaps and you will soon see it in its original splendour

Right near the Dojo bar and Shureido. On sogenji dori. The ruins and trees are amazing to take in... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Darrel B
Remains of the old temple

The old Sogenji Temple was destroyed at war and what remained were the wall and the stone gate of... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Thomas L
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11 May 2017
“Remains of the old temple”
12 Apr 2017
“Nice stop while walking”
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The old Sogenji Temple was destroyed at war and what remained were the wall and the stone gate of the temple. Not much to see. This site is within walking distance from Makishi station (less than 10 min).

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stopped here and got pictures. The walking tree here is the biggest I saw on the island and is very beautiful. This was a bit off the beaten path, but we found it on the way to do business at some local stores. We...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Right near the Dojo bar and Shureido. On sogenji dori. The ruins and trees are amazing to take in. And a lot of history surrounding this place. A must see 10 minute quick stop off.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Darrel B
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice seeing Sogenji...walking around gave the spirit of a time gone by. Near Kokusai Dori, the Shuriedo Store and Dojo Bar!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank 760glennf
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Although much of the original gate was destroyed during WWII as well as most of Sogenji Temple with only the foundations stones remaining as well as the steps leading to the temple. The West end of the gate was rebuilt, complete with original wooden doors,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Robert_Avery_13
Reviewed 2 November 2015

For Karate people, this being the site of most of the stories relating to challenge matches between masters, and the meeting of Matsumura Sokon and his wife, it is a must. For many others, I'm sure it's just a stone gate.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Martin O
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