Kosanji Temple

Kosanji Temple
Kosanji Temple
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South East of Hiroshima

Kosan Wajo of Kosanji Temple became a Buddhist priest after the death of his mother, and the temple belonging to the Honganji sect of the Jodo Shinshu sect was built as a memorial to her. Various pagodas that had been built over more than 30 years since 1936 were reproduced with representative styles and methods of Buddhist architecture from the Asuka to Edo Periods. The Koyo no Mon gate that took 10 years to build and is a reproduction of the Yomei Gate in Nikko, excellent art works exhibited in the new treasure hall, and the approximately 50,000 square meter location with its seasonal beauty reminds you of heaven. The temple is also famous for cherry blossoms and autumn leaves.

INFORMATION

Address :
553-2 Setoda Setoda-cho Onomichi City , Zip code 722-2411
Phone :
+81-(0)845-27-0800
Opening Hour :
9:00 a.m.-17:00 p.m.
Official website URL :
http://www.kousanji.or.jp/
Access :
[By car] 1 Approx. 30 min. through Setouchi-shimanami Kaido from Nishi-seto-onomichi IC 2 Approx. 10 min. from Ikuchijima-kita IC [By public transportation] Approx. 7 min. on foot from Setoda Port
Fee :
Adults: 1,200 yen. High School Students: 700 yen. Under Junior High School Students: Free.

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