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Sofukuji Temple崇福寺


The oldest Chinese-style Buddhist temple in Japan. The temple was built in 1629 by Chozen, priest from Fuzhou, China. The Dai’ippo-mon gate and Daio Ho-den hall are designated National Treasures. Many other buildings on the temple’s grounds are also protected as Important Cultural Properties. The Buddhist statues and ritual implements in the temple hall were all created by Chinese craftsman. One of the Four Nagasaki Temples of Good Fortune.


Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Kajiyamachi 7-5 (Nagasaki / Isahaya / OmuraArea)

phone 0958232645


Review of Sofukuji Temple

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Reviewed:2019/10/06 Not Japanese But Chinese
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...
Reviewed:2019/07/07 Temple is okay
I thought the temple is okay. Apparently, this temple is one of the few places that have cherry blossoms.
Reviewed:2019/06/12 Appreciation of ancient architecture
Appreciation of a beautiful ancient architecture. The remnant of the ancestors. A peaceful site to walk around.

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Nagasaki Pref. Nagasakishi Kajiyamachi 7-5 [ map ]
Nagasaki / Isahaya / OmuraArea
open everyday
[Admission fee to worship] Adults300yen, High/Medium/Elementary School StudentsFree
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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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