National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple, Koukouzan

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.

■Private tour - Visit Zuiryuji Temple, a National Treasure of Takaoka, a Japanese heritage city, and Coloring a copperplate
*Comming soon by Toyama Tourism Organization

10:02 Dep. Shin-Takaoka Sta. (Join with Taxi driver)

10:30~11:40 National treasure - Zuisenji Temple
↓     (*Professional guide explain the history)

11:45~12:45 Luch at“Yasuragian”
13:00~14:00 Workshop: Copper Plate coloring at Momentum Factory Orii
↓ *Make use of the image contents (“Receptive Manual”)

14:00~16:00 YAMACHOI stroll (*Professional guide explain the history of the town)
↓ Guide Takaoka Mikurumayama Museum, Takaoka Great Buddha etc.

16:20 Arr. Shin-Takaoka Sta.

  • Magical illumination

  • Enjoy the structural beauty of the Sanmon gate

  • Zuiryu-ji reflected in the green grass

National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple, Koukouzan

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
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