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Kozanji Temple

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Oldest Buddhist architecture and a national treasure

Located in Chofu castle town, a place with long Japan history. It is about 25-minute bus ride from... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
DYA717
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Honolulu
The temple is a national treajure of Japan.

This temple is a national treasure, but it is more than that. In the foreground of the temple, you... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
tadJapan
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Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
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31 Oct 2017
“Oldest Buddhist architecture and a national treasure”
7 Oct 2016
“The temple is a national treajure of Japan.”
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1-2-3 Chofukawabata, Shimonoseki 752-0979, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Located in Chofu castle town, a place with long Japan history. It is about 25-minute bus ride from the Shimonoseki train station. Impressive wooden gate and nice temple grounds.

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

This temple is a national treasure, but it is more than that. In the foreground of the temple, you will see Shinsaku Takasugi on the horseback who died when he was 29 years old! He became a kind of commander or representative of the Choshu...More

1  Thank tadJapan
Reviewed 28 April 2014

An amazingly beautiful temple with a peaceful moss garden at the back. Full of historical significance, beautiful cherry blossom, cool tatami rooms and incense curling everywhere.

2  Thank ptskipton
Reviewed 25 April 2014

One of the places that became "Turning point" of Japan. 1860s, Yamaguchi Prefecture is one of the places that have been attacked by a foreign power. Therefore, it was necessary to fix the "troops" as soon as possible. And it was necessary to govern the...More

2  Thank shinobu
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