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This place apparently has the largest bronze Buddha in the world. The view and scenery is really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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A massive Buddha statue! This is slightly outside of Hakata city so had to take the metro to get... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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1035 Sasaguri, Sasaguri-machi, Kasuya-gun 811-2405, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place apparently has the largest bronze Buddha in the world. The view and scenery is really serene and peaceful. There are also some cute sculptures and decorations around that we can take photos with. We spent about 2-3 hours there. We took a train...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

A massive Buddha statue! This is slightly outside of Hakata city so had to take the metro to get here. It was worth it. You could hike up the place and get a really good view of the city.

Thank inspchin
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is something I will never forget seeing. It is definitely Buddha on a huge scale. We were taken there by a guide that we had for the day . It isn't far from the city on the train. It was quiet on the day...More

3  Thank andream0402
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Peaceful..give you ta break from the crowd and help you relax..if you are buddhist this is the place for you..with the biggest sleeping statue of lord buddha

2  Thank mukti b
Reviewed 18 May 2018

One of the most memorable experiences in Fukuoka! While the Reclining Buddha actually depicts Buddha nearing death, it still exudes great tranquility and even joy.

1  Thank Micey C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Just less half an hour train ride, you will get to enjoy the peacefulness here. The reclining Buddha is spectacular. This less known place helps to maintain the serenity.

1  Thank SGHo
Reviewed 8 April 2018

What a beautiful and serene place...There are 88 temples in the area with the big attraction being the reclining Budda. The place is a short train ride from Fukuoka and it is a must see if you are ever in town.

Thank aramos6469
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We visited Kyushu Nov 2017 which included Nanzoin Temple. We drove here by rental car following Google Maps which was a bit confusing (one right turn was to the far side slip road and not the main rd). Understand there is a JR station near...More

2  Thank peppercrab888
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I had a great visit. took the second JR to visit the temple. It was very quiet and peaceful there. Not many tourists. Not many signage pointing to the temple but you can ask anyone. If you look up from the JR station, you can...More

3  Thank bluebanana
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I visited the temple on a rainy day so there were not that many people around. Whilst the main attraction is the huge buddha personally I enjoyed exploring the other area of the temple. There are a rang of statues dotted around the side of...More

2  Thank Emily D
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Junghoon J
12 January 2017|
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Response from Donna M L | Reviewed this property |
I think you can still go there earlier. You can still roam around the area, I think. Its never a problem, if waiting is not an issue to you.
2 October 2016|
Response from Navara68 | Reviewed this property |
From Ascent Hotel please go to Hakata station and take JR cost one way is 370 Yen to kidonazoin mae station and walk to the temple Access Nanzoin is a three minute walk from Kido Nanzoin-mae Station on the JR Sasaguri Line... More