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A little piece of silence in the hills

Against the backdrop of the busy city is this quiet haven on "Temple" road. While very understated... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
Nancy154987
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Crystal Beach, Canada
A lovely place, near the bridges and other temples

Take a walk along the river, admire the bridges, enjoy the art cafes and the small shops. The... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
gbltz
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Cebu City, Philippines
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May 11, 2018
“A little piece of silence in the hills”
Apr 25, 2018
“A lovely place, near the bridges and other temples”
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4-32 Teramachi, Nagasaki 850-0872, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed June 14, 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

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Reviewed May 11, 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.

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Reviewed April 25, 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

Thank gbltz
Reviewed December 8, 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.

Thank S H
Reviewed November 17, 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

Thank luneriel
Reviewed September 1, 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.

Thank Abi D
Reviewed December 6, 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

Thank Myo M
Reviewed August 15, 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.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed May 21, 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

Thank phshanks
Reviewed March 5, 2016

The temple and buildings are well situated on a hillside and the overall atmosphere is serene. The wood is rough and worn. The grounds well-maintained. Gorgeous, old sago palm trees abound. The history is palpable especially when you consider it is the oldest temple in...More

Thank Tokyo Shirokuma
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