Raizan Sennyo-ji temple
One of the most famous temple in Fukuoka prefecture known for being a great place for cherry
blossom viewing in the spring, and many people visit in the autumn to see the fall foliage.
The temple was founded in 725, Nara period by Seiga, who come from India as a priest
during the period. There is an Important Cultural Property which is the 4.8 meter wooden
Avalokitesvara statue in the main hall. The main hall was founded by Kuroda Tsugutaka
who was the 6th feudal lord of Kuroda clan in Fukuoka.
400 years of age big maple tree, which has been designated as natural monument of
Fukuoka prefecture, has been said to be planted by him.
Location of Itoshima
|Address||624 Raizan, Itoshima-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Chikuzen-maebaru stastiont
45 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport
40 minutes by a vehicle from JR Hakata station
60 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu
90 minutes by a vehicle from Yanagawa
100 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
|Open hours||9:00 to 16:30|
|Days closed||No closing days|