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Kōmyōzen-ji Temple, Dazaifu
(4.3/5 based on 130 reviews on the web)
Enjoy a moment of peaceful reflection in the Zen gardens of Kōmyōzen-ji Temple. Replete with standing stones and carefully raked gravel, the gardens reputedly date back to the 12th century. You can see a simple garden in front of the temple, but it's really worth paying the entrance fee to see the quiet and picturesque rear garden. Here, you'll feel cut off from the outside world, surrounded by maple trees (some apparently 300 years old), Japanese Buddhist sculptures, and islands of moss. With our world travel planner, Dazaifu attractions like Kōmyōzen-ji Temple can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Komyo-ji Temple is a truly affluent Dazaifu Tenman-gu shrine approach, turn right about 100 meters. It is said by the tradition in the Tenjin Tenjin shrines and Zen teachings is passed song (Tang dynasty), founded in the Kamakura period. Komyo-ji Temple is known under the name of the MOSS Temple, MOSS represented the ocean in sandy land with garden and a rock garden is a great autumn Temple. It is a landscape photo ban is to burn the eyes.
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  • I went because I heard the beautiful fall foliage. At the close of the Dazaifu tenmangu. At the entrance 200 yen is required. Landscape? The beam as the autumn leaves Japan garden is important, and is beautiful. Sitting on the veranda and tatami mats while all watching the garden and spent the time for healing. Say the temple, Buddha, was of the impression that it is the good old Japan House.
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  • Pour 11 / over the weekend for the third round leaves the end. Admission is 200 yen. Change place to wait if you don't need the. The garden rooms clean. Language services are not the Chinese response was especially difficult. Guide to leaf. Restrooms are not available. At the Dazaifu tenmangu shrine from is recommended.
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  • 3 years ago, I went to this place and love this place. After then I visited Fukuoka 2 times more, but I can't enter this temple because it was closed every time when I visit there. If I have a chance to go Fukuoka again, I really want to go Kōmyōzen-ji! It has really fantastic view.
  • The entrance fee is not worthwhile to pay. Don't go in except you are a big fans of Zen in Buddism.
  • Beautiful Garden. It turned colorful during Autumn, probably best time to visit.
  • Small one. Very peaceful, you can hear the ceremonies going on. Visit here during spring or autumn to see the best designed zen garden around. You need to stay on the temple balcony, can't walk the garden but still, it's breathtaking.
  • 展現日式建築的淨與美