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Unique chinese buddhist temple with 8 meter Kwan-Im good standing on a turtle. It's a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Bobby S
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18 meter tall aluminum goddess on a turtle

The towering aluminum goddess up on the hill will draw you to this temple to see what it is. When... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
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2-56 Chikugomachi, Nagasaki 850-0052, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-823-2663
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Situated within walking distance from JR Nagasaki Station, Fuku - saji is a unique Chinese temple of the city with outstanding architecture and aesthetics. The temple is undoubtedly a 'must - visit' attraction of Nagasaki, where one would not only get to learn more about...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

a very unusual chinese temple.nearby to JR rail station.the tourist centre there gives excellant directions.its a long walk uphill..but well worth a visit..huge turtle monument.

Thank Rush401
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This temple is quite different to many we saw in Japan. The Fukusai-ji Temple was founded in 1628 but destroyed in 1945. It has since been reconstructed in the shape of a turtle with an 18 metre statue of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. We...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Unique chinese buddhist temple with 8 meter Kwan-Im good standing on a turtle. It's a beautiful garden on the left side of compound.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The towering aluminum goddess up on the hill will draw you to this temple to see what it is. When you get up close you will see it is the goddess Kannon standing on the back of a huge aluminum turtle. The original temple was...More

Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Fukusaiji temple is a fantastic anomaly not too far of a walk from Nagasaki Station. The temple is hidden at the foot of the hill amongst houses and alleyways and does not charge an entry fee. I didn't see a single other person the day...More

Thank kika2000
Reviewed 23 June 2014

As we are strolling about, we find an unpromising, narrow stairway headed up in about the region where the Kannon, soaring some 60 foot/18 metres above ground standing on the back of a giant turtle, keeps watch over Nagasaki. As we work through the turns...More

3  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 1 May 2014

When walking towards the temple the statue of the goddess is towering above us and when arriving the sight of this at least 15 meter height statue is awesome. Also every day at 11:02 AM a bell is rang as a remebrance of the atomic...More

3  Thank HollandWanderer
Reviewed 10 September 2013

This place really stands out, it's not so much the temple but the roof and statue. The statue is very visible but when you walk up the hill and under the arch and see it close up it really impresses. The roof of the main...More

2  Thank Ian S
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