Fukusaiji Temple, Nagasaki

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Fukusaiji Temple is an Ōbaku Zen temple in Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan. Its honorary sangō prefix is Bunshizan. Founded in 1628 and later destroyed in 1945, Fukusai-ji has since been reconstructed in the shape of a turtle with an 18-metre high aluminium alloy statue of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of compassion. The interior is famous for the 25-metre Foucault Pendulum which swings over the remains of 16,500 Japanese killed during World War II.
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  • 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.....  more »
  • Situated within walking distance from JR Nagasaki Station, Fuku - saji is a unique Chinese temple of the city with outstanding architecture and aesthetics. The temple is undoubtedly a 'must - visit.....  more »

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