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Sofukuji Temple, Nagasaki

Sofukuji Temple - Nagasaki, Japan
Sofukuji Temple
7-8 Kajiya-machi, Nagasaki, JapanMap
+81 95 823 2645
Neighborhood: Kajiya-machi
Overview

Sofukuji is a Chinese temple built by the residents of the city that belonged to the Fujian Province in China in 1629. The temple is the oldest known structure in the city that houses important cultural assets depicting Zen Buddhism. The temple was constructed in a rather contemporary Ming architecture style and comprises Buddha Hall which is decorated with Chinese lanterns. The statue of Sakyamuni Buddha is housed inside the hall and is revered all across the city. The brightly painted gates of the temple and the giant cauldron built by a priest are among its main features.

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Sofukuji Temple General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Religious
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