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Chikurinji Temple, Kochi

#2 of 30 in Historic Sites in Kochi
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • This experience was hard to put into words. We were in Japan from America for two weeks of business and managed to squeak in some sight-seeing. About half that time was in Kochi, which was...  more »
  • Had a chance to visit this temple. The grounds were beautiful with so much lush greenery. First time to see people doing their pilgrimage called Ohenro. They had pointed hats and wore white...  more »

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