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Toganji Temple

2-16 Yotsuya-dori, Chiguza-ku, Nagoya 464-0819, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-781-1427
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Big green Buddha statue

Stumbled upon a blog which mentioned about this temple so was keen to go take a look at the large... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jet4worknplay
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Singapore, Singapore
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Hidden Buddha of Nagoya

this is a huge Buddha that many locals don't even know about. The big guy is hidden down the back... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Stefan H
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2-16 Yotsuya-dori, Chiguza-ku, Nagoya 464-0819, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon a blog which mentioned about this temple so was keen to go take a look at the large green Buddha statue. We arrived via subway and it was an easy 7mins walk from Motoyama station across a quiet housing estate. Temple is extremely...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

this is a huge Buddha that many locals don't even know about. The big guy is hidden down the back down the stairs so make sure you keep wandering around the grounds and you will get to him. It is located extremely close to Motoyama...More

Thank Stefan H
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

We went in through an entrance at the back of the Buddha. I have visited a number of big Buddha in Japan and they are usually in bronze colour, which is why this one is quite unusual in its colour. There was also a temple...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this based off of pictures. It is a very nice and quiet place that doesnt draw many people. The statie itself is magnificent.

Thank SnellingsY
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

It is quite direct to come here. We took from Sakae Stn via Higashiyama Line to Motoyama stn H16, on a cool Saturday noon. Out of the station we face a large traffic intersection. With help from road directory we soon made our way upslope...More

Thank J&S_Singapore
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

A Zen temple with beautiful ceiling art within the temple building, nice and serene garden landscape and a unique giant Green Buddha statue.

Thank Yeonana
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

The temple is a little weird, but the buddha is beautiful ... walk distance from the subway. If you had an hour to speared one thing to do in Nagoya.

Thank Sarla T
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Reviewed December 10, 2016

For me as a non religious person it was just a nice architecture and place to explore around, still worth visiting.

Thank -Ernie-1989
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

Close to Motoyama subway station lies this small temple hidden from the eyes of the passers-by. A tranquil spot right next to the buzz of everyday life and one special thing: a large Buddha statue, outdoors, in the middle of the trees. The ten meters...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I have to say that this temple was maybe the best of all the things I saw during my stay in nagoya! The place was so "off" from the city,the moment you enter you hear only birds and the sound of the moving leafs! Unbelievable!...More

Thank Katerina V
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Iulia N
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Response from Sarla T | Reviewed this property |
Hello this site doesn't have an entrance fee, and you can take the subway Motoyoma station and then walk for about 10 - 15 minutes that is the closest station.
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