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Very peaceful and beautiful place with an emblematic red gates. On the temple complex’s territory’s you’ll find several buildings housing really outstanding statues. There is English brochure available that will give you some details about the history of Sofuku-ji and it’s main treasures.
We were on a cruise Shanghai back to Shanghai and this place in Nagasaki is one of the many beautiful sights in this port city. It is also easy to go to this place from the port by a local train. The architecture is so...More
This is a buddhist temple, and one has to pay a minimal fee to enter. The place has an interesting Japanese architecture. There were various statues inside the building and because it was so quiet, it gives an eerie feeling as one visits the rooms....More
In my opinion one of the most unique Buddhist temples in Nagasaki. The red colour of the temple makes it a very recognisable temple complex.
This temple is also the starting point of a 1 km temple trail going northwards along about 10 different Buddhist...More
Take the no 1 tram to the last stop Shokakuji-shita and the temple is up a small residential street , may not look a lot from the entrance , but go inside and up the steps to the temple/shrine area , much quieter and serene...More
With the Dutch influence in the area, it's easy to forget that the Chinese had their own weight to add to the growth and economy of Nagasaki. This temple is uniquely Chinese in it's design and a quaint and pleasant place to stop and enjoy...More
We loved our visit to Sofukuji Temple. When you are standing outside the street is busy with everyday life but once you step inside it is peaceful. It is kept clean by a very delightful little lady who is very charming. It is a must...More