Zuiryu-ji Temple

Time slip back to the Edo Period in the National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple!
You will be overwhelmed by the elegant beauty of this magnificent temple complex. It is a collection of typical early Edo Period (1603-1868) buildings that illustrate the wealth of the Kaga clan. It is a famous Soto temple that was the family temple of the founder of Takaoka, Toshinaga Maeda Built by the 3rd lord Toshitsune Maeda, it was designated as a national treasure in 1997. The designated structures are the Somon gate, the Sanmon gate, the Buddha Hall, the Lecture Hall, the Myoo-do Hall (currently a meditation hall) and the Cloister. These are highly regarded as examples of early Edo Period Zen temple architecture. Enjoy the splendor of the National Treasure Zuiryu-ji temple.

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