Kokutaiji Temple, Takaoka

#5 of 22 in Historic Sites in Takaoka
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • If you're interested in learning Zazen meditation, this temple is open for bookings. Apparently some companies book their employees in for conference and Zen meditation courses. For these, the...  more »
  • Quiet place surrounded of bamboos where Buddhist architecture invites meditation. The temple is near the top of the hill  more »
  • What a fantastic place! Incredible wooden structures, the menacing looking statues, the open space, surrounded by trees. And we pretty much had the place to ourselves. I'm amazed this dates back to the 14th Century. A highlight of Takaoka.
  • The scenery that conveys the heart of Zen is wonderful ❗
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