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Nittai-ji Temple

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Address: 1-1 Hoo-cho, Chikasa-ku, Nagoya 464-0057, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 52-751-2121

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an amazing buda

Wander around and take your time the giant Buda is very impressive there is a feeling of calm light a candle and reflect on time

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 June 2016
Catterick, United Kingdom
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Iwakuni, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

perfect place to see, beautiful temple , you will need at least one hour to see everything. wasn't to expensive. and you can get awesome pictures.

Thank Oana M
Catterick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Wander around and take your time the giant Buda is very impressive there is a feeling of calm light a candle and reflect on time

Thank Jaques-Morgan
Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Temple was very clean and not cluttered. Easy to find. This Temple was almost like other Temples. Nice place to visit.

Thank hirom107
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We had the absolute pleasure of a private visit. The evening ceremony was delightful. I enjoyed the information provided by the monk, he was an absolute delight. This is a lovely temple.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nagoya’s temples are very multicultural (in a genuine way, not in a fake British way : p ). I visited two temples containing Indian style architecture, and this one, Nittaiji, which has a Thai stupa and Thai-style Buddhist altar with traditional Thai parasol sheltering the image of Buddha and invocations in Thai script, as well as a beautiful Japanese five-storied... More 

Thank ART196
Takayama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

It is a huge Thai temple located about 10mins walk from kakuouzan subway station(higashiyama line, yellow one) in Nagoya. The street from the station is famous for fashionable cafe and art craft shops. The temple area is very large, but we didn't find many visitors even on weekend. But we saw quite a few Thai tourists making a short visit,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

The temple is so peaceful and calm. I went there in autumn so it's so beautiful while I can see the autumn leaves among the beauty of the temple. The road to the temple is also good for walking. The history of this temple is interesting....King Rama 5 of Thailand had given Buddha relics to this temple and also King... More 

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Kitanagoya, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

Getting of the subway at Kakuozan station on Higashiyama line, (H15) you can find Starbucks coffee on the corner. This means to access to this temple. Temple itself is typical Japanese temple however, you can shop, see and enjoy on the way. There are some cafe and bars that restored old Japanese house into them, nice French restaurant that specialized... More 

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Fujieda, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2010

Nittaiji, non-sect Bhuddism temple, is the fruit of friendly relationship between Thailand and Japan both of which have huge number of Bhuddists. Main enclosure has nice buildings. Because it is relatively modern, the five-story pagoda looks somewhat like newer one in Kofukushi Temple in Nara. But the best part of this temple lies at the detached area used for graveyard.... More 

Thank Taigaa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2009

Nittaiji is certainly one of Nagoya's "great" temples despite being only a century old. Originally established to house some of the remains of the historical Buddha -- discovered in Northern India towards the end of the 19th century, the site is of enormous importance to the Buddhist community. But what is commonly overlooked is that these remains are not kept... More 

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