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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kyushu - Nagasaki
Kofukuji Temple
# 9   of 13 most visited
sights in Nagasaki

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Kofukuji is one of many temples in Nagasaki's Teramachi ("temple town") at the foot of a steep hill. It was constructed in 1620 as the first temple of the Obaku sect, the youngest of the three schools within Japanese Zen Buddhism

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How to get there
Kofukuji is a 5-10 minute walk from the "Kokaido-mae" tram stop, close to the Meganebashi.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:6:00 to 17:00
Closed:No closing days
Admission:300 yen

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English Links
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