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Toganji Temple

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Close to the center, but few tourists

Parking is available, but the carpark is not marked in English. Interesting temple and gardens. You... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
The Hague, The Netherlands
Big green Buddha statue

It's very close to motoyama station and easily accessible by Nagoya city subway Meijo line. Buddha... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Nagoya, Japan
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2-16 Yotsuya-dori, Chiguza-ku, Nagoya 464-0819, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-781-1427
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awe inspiring. The setting is serene and the color of the Buddha is unbelievable. There are seating areas of stone, huge bamboo growth and a temple you must visit for its beauty and historical photos. Hope to go back again!

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Parking is available, but the carpark is not marked in English. Interesting temple and gardens. You have to wak to the back of the garden to see the Buddha. Because of the vegetation and trees it is possible to miss it.

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

It's very close to motoyama station and easily accessible by Nagoya city subway Meijo line. Buddha statue is very big and temple is quite hidden. We needed lots of time to find it. Temple is very quiet and dark. My son was scared to wait...More

Thank cniroshinie
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon a blog which mentioned about this temple so was keen to go take a look at the large green Buddha statue. We arrived via subway and it was an easy 7mins walk from Motoyama station across a quiet housing estate. Temple is extremely...More

Thank Jet4worknplay
Reviewed 12 June 2018

this is a huge Buddha that many locals don't even know about. The big guy is hidden down the back down the stairs so make sure you keep wandering around the grounds and you will get to him. It is located extremely close to Motoyama...More

Thank Stefan H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We went in through an entrance at the back of the Buddha. I have visited a number of big Buddha in Japan and they are usually in bronze colour, which is why this one is quite unusual in its colour. There was also a temple...More

Thank komeg
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this based off of pictures. It is a very nice and quiet place that doesnt draw many people. The statie itself is magnificent.

Thank SnellingsY
Reviewed 6 May 2017

It is quite direct to come here. We took from Sakae Stn via Higashiyama Line to Motoyama stn H16, on a cool Saturday noon. Out of the station we face a large traffic intersection. With help from road directory we soon made our way upslope...More

Thank Camper803123
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

A Zen temple with beautiful ceiling art within the temple building, nice and serene garden landscape and a unique giant Green Buddha statue.

Thank Yeonana
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The temple is a little weird, but the buddha is beautiful ... walk distance from the subway. If you had an hour to speared one thing to do in Nagoya.

Thank Sarla T
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Iulia N
14 February 2017|
Response from Sarla T | Reviewed this property |
Hello this site doesn't have an entrance fee, and you can take the subway Motoyoma station and then walk for about 10 - 15 minutes that is the closest station.