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National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple, Takaokayama

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This was the family temple of the founder of Takaoka, Toshinaga Maeda, and it was built by the third lord, Toshitsune Maeda. The Sanmon gate, the Buddha Hall, and the Lecture Hall were designated as national treasures in 1997. Moreover, the Somon gate, the Meditation Hall, the Priest's Quarters, the Tea House and the Cloister have been designated as important cultural properties. They are regarded highly as examples of early Edo Period Zen temple architecture.
Takaoka City where Zuiryu-ji Temple is located, is also designated as Japan Heritage, offering visitors a chance to experience and see the variety of traditional culture.

Street address

35 Sekihon-machi, Takaoka City

Access

Route1

  • Around 15 minutes by foot from Shin-Takaoka Station (JR (Shinkansen))

Route2

  • 10 mimutes by foot from Takaoka Station(Ainokaze Toyama Railway)

Opening Hours

09:00-16:30
(09:00-16:00 from December 10 to January 31)
Admission is until 30 minutes before closing.

Closed

Website

http://foreign.info-toyama.com/en/spot/?spot_id=42&ret_list_p=1

Best season

All year

Point

・Traditional festivals are held in Takaoka in the spring and autumn.
・Festivals in early February, the end of April, and early August are lit up at night and last for 2-3 days.

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