- Recommended by locals
Ruriko-ji Temple (National Treasure)
A National Treasure popular in the cherry blossom and autumn seasons. Home to one of Japan's three greatest pagodas.
Visitors to Ruriko-ji Temple can experience the culture of the Ouichi, described as on the stone monument that appears in the beginning of the travel diary, "Choshu Road" as the "Capital of the West."
Nearby Ruriko-ji Temple is the family grave of daimyo Mori Motonari, and the remains of other historical buildings like Chinryutei.
On weekends, tours of the temple are also conducted by volunteer guides from Yamaguchi City.
|Access from Otani Sanso||Approx. 60 minutes by car|
|Recommended by locals||
Early April: Cherry blossoms
|Address||7-1 Kozan-cho, Nagato City, Yamaguchi Prefecture 753-0081|
|Website||Yamaguchi City Sightseeing Website "Yamaguchi, the Kyoto of the West": "Ruriko-ji Temple's Five-Storied Pagoda, a National Treasure"別ウィンドウ|