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Chuzenji Temple

2578 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 288-55-0013
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Big historical statue!

There is a very famous and historical big statue of Buddhist Goddess of Mercy with Thousand Arms... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chiba, Japan
Great place for holiday

I came here in the summer day but i dont know why this place is so quite and even No people live... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
Thanh Tung V
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4 weeks ago
“Big historical statue!”
Aug 8, 2016
“Great place for holiday”
2578 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 288-55-0013

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a very famous and historical big statue of Buddhist Goddess of Mercy with Thousand Arms, which is called Senju Kannon in Japan. This temple registered in UNESCO. When i went here, i was so lucky to watch the Kisshoten statue. Kisshoten is one...More

Thank Tommyazul
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I came here in the summer day but i dont know why this place is so quite and even No people live there!!!! The lake is so big and you will have great view there. Around lake is high mountains with cloud on the top...fro...More

Thank Thanh Tung V
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Like all the temples in Nikko, it is undergoing extensive renovations and you won't be able to see the full exteriors of the temples. However, still a must-see due to the intricate interior and historical importance.

Thank EmperorMax
Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is a lovely temple that sits on the hill besideChuzenji Lake.It has a long and old history and contains a very old and historic Budda carved out of a tree when it was still growing, the tree is still in the ground, it is...More

1  Thank roy v
Reviewed March 23, 2016

The walking up to Chuzenji is perfect nature. Traditional trees, the mountains far behind, the little shops with souvenirs and japanese traditional sweets, everything is so cute, clean and pure air. Chuzenji is being renovated (Feb '16) and it is full of stuff inside, carpenters...More

Thank Cecih
Reviewed January 7, 2015

I spent New Years eve here at Chuzenji Temple. It was well worth the extra drive from central Nikko to ring in the new year at Chuzenji. The temple was quiet, and didnt have too many people (unlike Toshougu) so it was a nice place....More

Thank Wolfsong013
Reviewed January 20, 2013

The main and only reason why I came here - to see the panorama of Chuzenji lake and mountain. Other than that, this is like any other typical Japanese temple, nothing stands out in particular. There are staff dressed as monks (they could be monks...More

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