Chikurinji Temple, Kochi

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#2 of 17 in Historic Sites in Kochi
Perched on a hill overlooking Kochi, Chikurinji Temple houses a number of wooden statues, but its main attraction is the Edo-period garden designated as a natural monument. As you enter the main hall, pay attention to Monju-do, a group of five statues marked as Important Cultural Property by the Japanese government. Put Chikurinji Temple and other Kochi attractions into our Kochi online visit planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • There was a special event when we visited the Temple, thus it was crowded with both organizers and visitors. Also, it was a photo stop for tour groups, especially in the Fall season with coloured leav...  more »
  • This temple area is just amazing: tranquil and beautiful - thoroughly Japanese. I really wish we had had more time to spend here in order to just sit quietly and reflect. There is so much to see, yet ...  more »
  • It deserves to be known, even though the road to get there is sa steep one! The scenery is wonderful, and the collection of statutes is definitely worth the trip.  more »

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