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27 Oct 2018
“Fascinating Buddhist Temple”
11 May 2018
“A little piece of silence in the hills”
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4-32 Teramachi, Nagasaki 850-0872, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Fascinating Buddhist Temple built by Chinese merchants living in Nagasaki at the beginning of the 17th century. At that time it had a direct link to the sea travel by those Chinese merchants. For that reason you will find a big carved fish and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olafoomes
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Although on the tourist track around Nagasaki this temple/shrine is a lot more laid back and quiet , surrounded by some nice gardens and old ,very artistically designed gates/temples/shrines. Off the beaten track and in the old part of Nagasaki , very historical area ,there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mickknap
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Against the backdrop of the busy city is this quiet haven on "Temple" road. While very understated in it's presentation, it is rich with history, and quiet corners to sit in peace.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nancy154987
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Take a walk along the river, admire the bridges, enjoy the art cafes and the small shops. The street behind is famous for the many old temples you can find there. This one is the largest and oldest one (1620). Peaceful, with a lovely small...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank gbltz
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Another impressive temple in Nagasaki. It was quite cheap to enter and there was some English information available too. Impressive structures. You may not need too long here, would be good to combine visiting it with walking to other temples nearby.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank S H
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We went there despite the rain and it was a bit mystic! We have a very nice view on Nagasaki close area. Also the grounds are really nice with several nice buildings and a little garden! You can also learn a bit about the history...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank luneriel
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

When you have visited a number of temples they all start to look the same. Got some great pics here. When you go into the main hall there were lots of little vivariums with crickets in.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Abi D
Reviewed 7 December 2016

What makes it "worthwhile" to visit this temple is its beautiful grounds with neat lawns & blue hydrangea flowers (maybe seasonal flowers though), but here you won't see any big beautiful pond with rocks & colorful fish in it as you would at many Japanese...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Myo M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is my favorite buddhist temple in Nagasaki. A great place to visit at any season and visit the well kept gardens. Superb historical buildings, Relaxing and calm atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This temple is very close to 3 other smaller temples (Jinsoji, Sanpoji & Joanji) so these can be visited free of charge either before or after a visit to Kofukuji Temple. Going through the Entrance Gate there is a ticket kiosk. The site has a...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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