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Tokoji Temple

1647 Chinto, Hagi 758-0011, Yamaguchi Prefecture
+81 838-26-1052
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Fantastic temple with historical significance

This was one of my favorite temples in Japan. The people at the shop were so friendly and gave us... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Angie R
via mobile
Impressive temple from Edo period

Very impressive. There are two massive red gates into this Zen Buddhist temple complex, and a nice... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
wymanz2go
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Miami, Florida
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1647 Chinto, Hagi 758-0011, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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+81 838-26-1052
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This was one of my favorite temples in Japan. The people at the shop were so friendly and gave us an English map and history. The back area with the Mori Lord graves and stone lanterns is quite breathtaking. I recommend a visit to the...More

Thank Angie R
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Very impressive. There are two massive red gates into this Zen Buddhist temple complex, and a nice altar installation in the main building. Perhaps the most visually impressive part of the complex is the section in the woods beyond, where many of the lords of...More

Thank wymanz2go
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Tokoji is one of the family temples of the Mori feudal clan which was built in the late 1600's. It has a lovely outer gate and then a walk up the stone path to the temple. The temple itself is well decorated and although you...More

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 28 November 2015

You are greeted by fabulous gates in rust red, and there are several buildings to see in the extensive grounds. When we visited it was raining lightly. The tombs of the Mori clan at the back were damp and mossy and sombre, surrounded by an...More

1  Thank Chantman
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This is my favorite temple in Hagi. The entrance has beautiful red gates, and the graveyard in the back is simply stunning and peaceful.

2  Thank tabigasuki08
Reviewed 17 February 2015

This temple although marked on the town tourist map seemed to be a little unloved. Maybe because it is near the Shoin Shrine and everyone goes there and doesn't bother to walk, or get the bus the extra short distance.It was one of the highlights...More

2  Thank flathead53
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