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Temples in Nagasaki / Isahaya / Omura

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    Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Tamazonomachi 3-77
  • Fukusai-ji Temple
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    Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Chikugomachi 2-56

    Fukusaiji Temple in Nagasaki was founded in 1628, originally as a zen temple. During the dropping of the atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki on August 9th, 1945, the temple was completely destroyed...

  • Sofukuji Temple
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    Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Kajiyamachi 7-5

    This is not a Japanese Temple but is Chinese and dates back to the Ming Dynasty and 1629. This temple came about because of Chinese traders arriving into Japan. Some of the later buildings such as...

  • Kofukuji Temple
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    Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Teramachi 4-32

    The origins of this temple date back to 1620 when Chinese merchants arrived in Nagasaki and needed a shrine to pray for safety. The original Main Hall was built in 1632 but was destroyed by fire and...

  • Wadoji Temple
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Nagasaki Areas

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This hidden corner of the country is rural Japan at its best, where underground activity is to thank for active volcanoes and bubbling natural hot springs along the Shimabara Peninsula as well as the crystal clear waters of the Goto Islands off the west coast. Less well known than Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park, Nagasaki commemorates its own past at the Nagasaki Peace Park, which sits alongside the charming Meganebashi stone bridge and a mix of religious buildings with beautiful architecture, such as the Zen Buddhist Sofukuji Temple, the Confucian Shrine, and the Oura Christian Church.

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