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Zuiryuji Temple

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Zuiryuji Temple is designated National Treasures. This temple is the typical example of the Edo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alexandraremi
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Hong Kong, China
A National Treasure all to yourself

Zuiryuji is designated a National Treasure, which one cannot tell by the paucity of visitors even... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2019
ECWorld
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zuiryuji Temple is designated National Treasures. This temple is the typical example of the Edo period construction like wooden structures, elevated slightly off the ground with tiled roofs and sliding doors. Free parking was available in the parking lot adjacent to the temple. Entrance fee...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

Zuiryuji is designated a National Treasure, which one cannot tell by the paucity of visitors even thoughT akaoka is just 8 min by Shinkansen from Toyama. A very grand temple with unique architecture, nice just to walk around. The rain clouds were gathering by the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Takaoka is a sleepy little town with few people walking around; in fact, many shops were opened, but unmanned when I was there. And then, walking in the quiet solitude, I got to this stunning temple. It is a huge edifice sitting on serene grounds....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Sleepy Takaoka. Not much happening, and in the middle of it all you find a grand temple which would not be out of place in Kyoto or Kanazawa. Founded in 828, to actual story of its building is muddied by time. Near enough from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

I have been to this temple several times since 2012 and find it very relaxing. The grounds are immaculately maintained and the temple is very Zen in it's style. At the moment (December 2017) the temple is undergoing renovation, so many parts are closed to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and very clean place. The first building was in maintenance but very nice, all in wood. The temple in the center is amazing. Small but very typical. Nice place to do pictures. One hour is enough to see all

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

This is a beautiful temple, but having seen many in various parts of Japan, the only really interesting feature for us was the fact that they had recently replaced the cooper plates on some of the rooves, and they certainly looked beautiful with the sun...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

The temple was about 15 minutes walk from the south gate of JR station and there were sufficient signage to direct you the right way to go. Entrance fee of Yen 500 was required in order to have a view on all the halls inside....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

The temple in the flatland reminds me of going catholic church. Truly a magnificent peace of Japan's cultural treasure.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

A national treasure is a considered the most important of Japan's cultural assets and Zuiryu-ji is one of them. The entry is 500 yen per person. The parking is right in front of the temple grounds. There are guided tours though they are conducted in...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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