Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

Visit Nagato Yamaguchi Japan

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Koutoku-ji Temple

Genre : Shrines & Temples

Area : Yuya & Heki

During the right season, nearly 3,000 blooming hydrangea will greet you at this zen temple.

Koutoku-ji Temple is so famous for its hydrangea blooms that it is also known as the "Hydrangea Temple."
At the crest of the hill on which this temple stands, on the path towards the main hall, a glance back will reveal the Sea of Japan, and an exquisite field of hydrangea flowers.


Details

Best season for hydrangea: Mid-June

Address
3212 Mukatsu-shimo, Yuya, Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture 759-4623
Access
By bus:
Immediately in front of "Kotoku-ji" bus stop

By car (from within Nagato):
20 minute drive from Hitomaru Station on the JR San'in Main Line

By car (from outside Nagato):
60 minutes from the Mine Interchange on the Chugoku Expressway
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