Daikouzenji Chigirien

Daikouzenji Chigirien
Daikouzenji Chigirien
Daikouzenji Chigirien

Daikozenji temple as known as Tsutsuji (Azalea) Temple was built in the beginning of the 800's. It is an old temple, but now is popular for flowers and autumn leaves.
The reed thatched roof that attracts people is even rare in Japan.

Basic information

Address 2628 Sonobe, Kiyamacho, Miyaki-gun 三養基群基山町園部3628
URL https//
Official Name Daikozenji Chigirien
大興善寺 契園
Opening Hours 8:30~17:00
(April~September: ~18:00)

During light-up period For this year: Nov. 17 (Sat), 18 (Sun), 22 (Fri) - 24 (Sun)
Access 23 minutes from JR Hakata station to JR Kiyama station by rapid train
□From Kiyama Station on JR Kagoshima Main Line: 7 minutes by taxi (4.5km)
■Only operating during the blooming season of azalea and autumnal leaves season.
JR Kagoshima main Line
Provisional bus from JR Kiyama Station to Daikouzen Temple (10 minutes)
Temporary Bus Operation Nov. 16 (Sat) - 24 (Sun)
Earliest bus 9:40 operates every 30 minutes, Last Bus 19:10
□From Sonobe IC on Route17: 5 minutes by car
□From Chikushino IC on Kyushu Expressway: 15
minutes by car
□From Tosu IC on Kyushu Expressway: 15
minutes by car

Parking Availability Pay parking available (no time limit)
(Busy season rates)
Large-sized bus 1,000 yen
Micro bus       500 yen
 Standard-sized vehicle 300 yen
Cell Phone Battery Charging Unavailable
Wi-fi Availability None
Credit Card Acceptance Not accepted
Estimated Time to Enjoy 1~2 hours
Admission Fee Red leaves, Azalea temple (April, May, November, December)
500 yen (changed as follows) → Adult 600 yen  Elementary and Secondary school ages 300 yen
Reservation No reservation needed
Tobacco Only in designated area
Foreign Language Support Multilingual sign boards
(English and Korean)
※Admission ticket booth
Notes Japan`s rural scenery still remain
You can enjoy the nature
There is no city feeling
MAPCODE 419 044 114*78


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