National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple, Takaokayama

Time slip back to the Edo Period in the National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple!

  • The National Treasure Zuiryu-ji, famous for its majestic arrangement of temple buildings

You will be overwhelmed by the elegant beauty of this magnificent temple complex. It is a collection of typical early Edo Period (1603-1868) buildings that illustrate the wealth of the Kaga clan. It is a famous Soto temple that was the family temple of the founder of Takaoka, Toshinaga Maeda Built by the 3rd lord Toshitsune Maeda, it was designated as a national treasure in 1997. The designated structures are the Somon gate, the Sanmon gate, the Buddha Hall, the Lecture Hall, the Myoo-do Hall (currently a meditation hall) and the Cloister. These are highly regarded as examples of early Edo Period Zen temple architecture. Enjoy the splendor of the National Treasure Zuiryu-ji temple.

  • Magical illumination

  • Enjoy the structural beauty of the Sanmon gate

  • Zuiryu-ji reflected in the green grass

National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple, Takaokayama

Address 35 Sekihon-machi, Takaoka, Toyama 933-0863
TEL 0766-22-0179 (Zuiryu-ji, Takaokayama)
Trading hours 9:00~16:30
Price Adults: 500 yen
Middle School Students: 200 yen
Elementary School Students: 100 yen
Groups of 30 more: adults 400 yen, middle school students 150 yen, elementary school students 70 yen
Access 10 minutes walk from Takaoka Station (Ainokaze Toyama Railway)
15 minutes on foot from JR Shin-Takaoka Station
10 minutes by car from the Takaoka Interchange on the Noetsu Expressway
Parking 100 cars (13 buses)
Cost of parking: Free
Official URL http://www.zuiryuji.jp/
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