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Myojoji Temple

Myojoji Temple is the head temple of Nichiren Sect in Hokuriku Region. Visitors can also visit Joroku-do, a hall containing a wooden statue of Shakamuni Buddha (5 meters tall, 1686); this statue was restored lately to remove all alterations that were made last centuries, and recovered now its original appearance. An English pamphlet is provided to foreign visitors. Some of the temple buildings which are designated as Important Cultural Properties were made during the reign of first 5 generations of Kaga's ruling feudal family-Maedas. Especially, the 34 meters tall Goju-no-To (5 storied pagoda) is the largest wooden pagoda in Hokuriku region and it's a masterpiece of early Edo Period pagodas. It's the only 5 storied pagodas in Japan which has a tochibuki roof.

Address

YO-1 Takidani-machi, Hakui City, 925-0002

Telephone

+81-(0)767-27-1226

Fax

+81-(0)767-27-1227

Fee

Adult 500 JPY; Elementary and Junior High School Students 300 JPY

Hours

8:00 - 17:00 (April - October);
8:00 - 16:30 (November - March)

Closings

Open All Year Round

Access

Take the Noto Seibu Bus bound for Togi or Takahama from JR Hakui Station, get off at Takidani-kuchi Bus Stop and walk for 20 minutes.

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