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Raikyuji Temple

18 Raikyujicho, Takahashi 716-0016, Okayama Prefecture
+81 866-22-3516
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Admire the Japanes garden of Raikyuuji, Master landscape artist Enshuu Kobori's earliest works.

Raikyuuji is a Zen temple of the Rinzai Sect, founded in the early 14th century by order of Takauji... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
Worth going if you're in the area

A quaint temple with a small Japanese garden, worth taking a quick look when you are in the area... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
fionayyy
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Hong Kong, China
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4 days ago
“Admire the Japanes garden of Raikyuuji, Master landscape artist Enshuu Kobori's earliest works.”
2 May 2017
“Worth going if you're in the area”
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18 Raikyujicho, Takahashi 716-0016, Okayama Prefecture
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+81 866-22-3516
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Raikyuuji is a Zen temple of the Rinzai Sect, founded in the early 14th century by order of Takauji Ashikaga, the founder of the Ashikaga (Muromachi) Bakufu (military government) that was overturned by Nobunaga Oda in the latter half of the 16th century and finally...More

Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 2 May 2017

A quaint temple with a small Japanese garden, worth taking a quick look when you are in the area and close to the other touristy spots.

Thank fionayyy
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The temple is in the old part of Takahashi and is well preserved. The inside of the temple is well done, but the garden is very nice. It is a dry garden designed by the "legendary" Enshu Korbori.

Thank AntarcticBound
Reviewed 16 May 2013

There are two adjoining temples located about 1/2 K west of the train station. Like many Zen temples in the pre-Tokugawa era they served a dual function as an outer line of defense for the daimyo's residence and the mountain top castle at Bicchu Matsuyama....More

Thank Ted C
Reviewed 27 March 2012

A nice bell, interesting windows, but not that exciting. If you are in town, it's very close to the few other things to see in town.

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