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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kyushu - Nagasaki
Sofukuji Temple 
# 11   of 13 most visited
sights in Nagasaki

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Sofukuji was constructed in 1629 for Nagasaki's Chinese residents according to contemporary Chinese architecture. Consequently, the temple looks and feels more Chinese than other temples in Japan. Sofukuji belongs to the Obaku school of Japanese Zen Buddhism.

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How to get there
Sofukuji is a short walk from the "Shokakuji-shita" tram stop, the last stop on the tram lines number 1 and 3.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:8:00 to 17:00
Closed:No closing days
Admission:300 yen

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