Fuki-ji Temple


2395 Tashibufuki, Bungotakada-shi, Oita-ken
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About this sight

Fuki-Ji is the oldest wooden building in Kyushu and a designated National Treasure. The temple hosts a statue of Amida Nyorai, the Buddhist deity who invites all believers into paradise.

The relaxed and tranquil atmosphere of Fuki-ji, surrounded by nature makes it the perfect spot to sit and take a moment. If you are interested, the temple provides a one-hour mini Zen meditation practice that visitors are welcome to attend.

Legend has it that the Amidha Nyorai statue was constructed from the wood of a single kaya Japanese nutmeg-yew tree.