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Shuzen-ji Temple

964 Shuzenji, Izu 410-2416, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-72-0053
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If you are in Shuzenji then definitely visit the temple, it’s right in the centre and if you’re... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lonestarbc
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Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
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Charming temple

Central located temple with a nice court, the temple itself unfortunatley is not open for the... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Vieltraveller
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Switzerland
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average33%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“onsen town” (5 reviews)
“kobo daishi” (2 reviews)
“the river” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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964 Shuzenji, Izu 410-2416, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Shuzenji then definitely visit the temple, it’s right in the centre and if you’re there at 5pm a Shinto monk will ring the very large bronze bell.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Central located temple with a nice court, the temple itself unfortunatley is not open for the public (at least wasn't when we were there). There's also a museum at an extra charge.

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Reviewed November 30, 2017

Not saying that this place is bad, but busy temple is just not my thing personally. We managed to take a lot of pictures with the red leaves though. Let's say we enjoyed the red leaves but not the crowd.

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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

I visited Shuzenji Temple in autumn. There are beautiful Autumn color in temple. Temple itself is old traditional style. Calm, Silent,,,,,

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Very nice temple in a beautiful onsen town. Quite busy with tour groups and tourists. Worth a visit and then head to the local shops nearby.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

This temple is not very big, but well kept and pretty. Sometimes big tour groups come by, but they don't stay there too long. It is otherwise pretty nice and quiet.

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Very small temple. Clean and specious layout. The surprising part was the water to wash hands is Onsen so it's hot! You can also see Shiba inu here - I guess the owner owns him.

Thank Marie S
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Can't say too much about this temple...it was close to the Asaba where we were staying....small temple. Located on the river and the nice walk along it with a lot of small shops, ryokans, and tea houses. Worth the visit if you are in the...More

Thank SixpackDC
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

It was founded by Kobo Daishi who is one of the most important figures in Japanese Buddhism. Kobo Daishi or Kukai is one of the founders of Japanese Esotoric Buddhism.

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed April 4, 2017

The town was kind of built around this temple. It's a Buddhist temple and it's linked to the onsen nearby also the power struggle at the Kamakura Shoganate (1185 to 1333). It's a relatively small temple and you will enjoy a quiet afternoon walk in...More

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