Kofukuji Temple, Nagasaki

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • Kofukuji, which belongs to Obaku sect, is a temple with full of Chinese atmosphere. Buildings and gates are painted in red, and that is obviously different from traditional Japanese temples. Although....  more »
  • The Kofukuji Temple does charge an entrance fee. I was here for an event, so felt it was well worth it, even without the event, the 300 Yen fee is not so bad. The temple complex is pretty big and the....  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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