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Beautifully Serene Buddha

We enjoyed the beautiful Sleeping Buddha which is acclaimed to be biggest in the world. The Buddha... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kuala lumpur
Wherever you're coming from,...

...it is well worth the trip. Epic reclining Buddha set in beautiful natural surroundings though I... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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1035 Sasaguri, Sasaguri-machi, Kasuya-gun 811-2405, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the beautiful Sleeping Buddha which is acclaimed to be biggest in the world. The Buddha looks so serene and nice. We visited on a windy and cold day, totally enjoyed it. Managed to see a pussy willow tree blooming too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank c_ronal7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

...it is well worth the trip. Epic reclining Buddha set in beautiful natural surroundings though I wonder why they built that building behind it. There is also a lot more to see around this place like temples, shrines and other Buddhas. This makes for an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

We venture out of Fukuoka to visit this temple. The beauty of the scenery and the ride on the local train made this visit worth it. We spend the day walking around the trails in the temple.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Curiousjcv
Reviewed 15 January 2019

On the same scale as the Nara and Kamakura Buddhas and very impressive. Quite a nice walk up to it too.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

This is the 3rd Buddha I've seen in japan. One in Nara and another in Kamakura. I would say this Buddha is huge and magnificent than the previous two. Furthermore, it has a quieter and serene environment with having areas for believers to meditate in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Bigfoot27
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Before you meet the Recline Buddha, the path along the way is quiet and serene, for those who visit Fukuoka ,this is a place that you must not miss

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The rain started to let off so I decided to go for an afternoon trip. Sasaguri is about a 30 minute drive from my home and I have been interested in the Sasaguri Pilgrimage for some months. I was not planning to any of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Oyaji090
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Just felt awestruck visiting this temple with one of the largest Buddha statues in the world. A reclining Buddha.. and a peaceful temple inside though one has to pay for it..

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 564srirams
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

This place apparently has the largest bronze Buddha in the world. The view and scenery is really serene and peaceful. There are also some cute sculptures and decorations around that we can take photos with. We spent about 2-3 hours there. We took a train...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank YYLoong
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A massive Buddha statue! This is slightly outside of Hakata city so had to take the metro to get here. It was worth it. You could hike up the place and get a really good view of the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Junghoon J
12 January 2017|
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Response from Donna M L | Reviewed this property |
I think you can still go there earlier. You can still roam around the area, I think. Its never a problem, if waiting is not an issue to you.
2 October 2016|
Response from Navara68 | Reviewed this property |
From Ascent Hotel please go to Hakata station and take JR cost one way is 370 Yen to kidonazoin mae station and walk to the temple Access Nanzoin is a three minute walk from Kido Nanzoin-mae Station on the JR Sasaguri Line... More