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Worth a visit. You will enjoy the treasure museum as well as the newly renovated temple main hall (2006). There is a lot to see here, so you will need about 30-60 minutes for this temple. For more, check `hiddenjapanguide.com`
Beautiful, Stunning, and the architecture is wonderful. The art work inside the Temple is amazing. You get a real since of the period and a since of what the Samurai had. The grounds are beautiful with many cedar trees and plants. I really enjoyed this...More
The 400 year old temple is outstanding. The exterior landscape and gardens are serene and beautiful while the temple is remarkably well preserved. It is the best site to see in Matsushima and well worth the 40 minute train ride from Sendai.
Regal walkway lined with cedar trees. The Kuri (wherein Zen meals were prepared in the ancient past) is beautifully preserved; one can appreciate the details of traditional japanese architecture, such as the intricately carved ranma (window/screen above a sliding door in traditional japanese houses) and...More
This temple was an amazing place to see. The huge buildings and architecture was just incredible. How these carvings and structures have survived all the centuries is amazing.
There is a museum as well that lets you see some of the original artwork and paintings...More
Zuiganji temple is a major Zen Buddhist temple in Japan that was established in 828 AD. At that time Matsushima Bay was considered close to paradise. The temple has some magnificent rooms, such as the Peacock room and the High Room. It's worth a visit...More