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Zuiryuji Temple

35 Sekihonmachi, Takaoka 933-0863, Toyama Prefecture
+81 766-22-0179
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Nice temple

Very nice and very clean place. The first building was in maintenance but very nice, all in... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
681gunthers
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Fleurus, Belgium
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Another beautiful Japanese temple

This is a beautiful temple, but having seen many in various parts of Japan, the only really... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
TokyoRory
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Tokyo
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“nice place” (2 reviews)
“south gate” (2 reviews)
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35 Sekihonmachi, Takaoka 933-0863, Toyama Prefecture
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+81 766-22-0179
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice and very clean place. The first building was in maintenance but very nice, all in wood. The temple in the center is amazing. Small but very typical. Nice place to do pictures. One hour is enough to see all

Thank 681gunthers
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is a beautiful temple, but having seen many in various parts of Japan, the only really interesting feature for us was the fact that they had recently replaced the cooper plates on some of the rooves, and they certainly looked beautiful with the sun...More

Thank TokyoRory
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The temple was about 15 minutes walk from the south gate of JR station and there were sufficient signage to direct you the right way to go. Entrance fee of Yen 500 was required in order to have a view on all the halls inside....More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The temple in the flatland reminds me of going catholic church. Truly a magnificent peace of Japan's cultural treasure.

Thank Morago22b
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A national treasure is a considered the most important of Japan's cultural assets and Zuiryu-ji is one of them. The entry is 500 yen per person. The parking is right in front of the temple grounds. There are guided tours though they are conducted in...More

Thank Melvin M
Reviewed 16 November 2016

There is so much detail and history to see. The story behind it is lovely and the artifacts are fantastic!

Thank Jaimee B
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It will be faster to walk from the shin-Takoaka station to this temple as the local train do not seem to be so frequent (I think it about one very 45 minutes) there are some sign which traveller can follow if you choose to walk...More

Thank livytitas2016
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Zuiryu-ji is located near Takaoka station,about 12 min. by walk.Very quiet and holly place made me feel released.Especially,my favorite place is Zazen space,where smelt cider wood,appriate for concentrating mindfullness. 瑞龍寺は高岡駅から歩いて12,13分ほどのところにあります。鎌倉時代のお寺で大変質素でありながら、静かで心休まる空間です。坐禅の部屋はヒノキの香りが漂っていて、とても集中できそうです。

Thank akikoi124
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Toutist information signs are posted along the way and finally you’ll come to a tourist information sign which points left for the Tomb of Toshinaga Maeda and right for the Zuiryuji Temple. They have a nice walkway with nicely trimmed pine trees, statues, benches for...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Commissioned by Maeda Toshitsune, 3rd Lord of Kaga-han, in honour of his brother, Maeda Toshinaga, the 2nd Lord (the founding lord was Maeda Toshiie), and built in the 1650s, Zuiryūji Temple was designed by architect Yamagami Zenemon Yoshihiro.

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