Kofukuji Temple, Nagasaki

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The Kofukuji or Thomeizan Kofukuji is an Obaku Zen Buddhist temple established in 1624 in Nagasaki, Japan. It is an important cultural asset designated by the government.
Its Mazu Hall or Bodhisattva Hall is one of the few temples of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu, the deified form of the medieval Fujianese shamaness Lin Moniang, located in Japan.
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  • 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.....  more »
  • Once you cross Meganebashi from the west side, there is a narrow slope road leading up to Teramachi-doori running north-south. We turned left to visit Koufukuji Buddhist Temple. I have found some...  more »
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  • Beautiful place for ringing in the New year
  • A very small shrine in the midst of residential house.
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