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Zuiganji Temple, Matsushima-machi

(3.7/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
The most famous Zen temple in northern Japan, Zuiganji Temple features gilded fusuma sliding doors. Completed in 1609, the building remains a fine example of the elaborate Momoyama style. Don't miss the Peacock Room, the temple's main attraction, boasting colorful carvings and designated a national treasure. Make Zuiganji Temple a centerpiece of your Matsushima-machi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Matsushima-machi vacation planner.
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Reviews
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  • I visited for the first time. Currently under renovation of so go little detour to the entrance. Use Suica at 700 yen entrance fee, I was surprised! Vermillion book at the entrance ask and pray to go. And 300 yen on the way back we will put the voucher.
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  • 位置就在松島海岸,有明顯的指標,往內陸走就到了,遠遠就可以看到不少鷹架圍籬,原來正在大整修,可以沿著規劃的道路走旁邊,看一些岩壁墓穴,最終來到寺門前,要價700日圓,日本寺廟收門票很正常,但這700日圓真的算貴了(通常都500日圓或以下),從門口就可以看到裡面也在大興土木,花較貴的門票看一座整修的寺廟?最終我決定不買單,假如有興趣的遊客,或許等到整修結束時在參觀會比較划算。  more »
  • First I was surprised but walked off the coast of Matsushima, admission fees are a bit higher. Main hall is massive, very luxurious decoration and painting was painted on the transom and sliding doors. I felt the economic wealth of temple date Masamune has started support date and time.
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  • Beautiful temple atop a hill! en route you will pass by a cemetery. The tombstones are in immaculate condition! The temple is in great condition, obviously great care has been taken in maintaining it. the view towards the Bay is fantastic from this high up.
  • Under heavy renovation as of Oct 16. The buildings are impressive, but I prefer the gardens next door.
  • Great place for a stroll among historic monuments.
  • Currently mostly under renovation. The lacquer shrine is very pretty, and the onsite museum has an imposing samurai statue.
  • Autumn leaves lighted up. Great satisfaction to a mysterious light. Inspiring world of fall foliage, especially reflected in the pond. My wife was satisfied by its beauty.
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