This is a temple where the soul of Confucius, the founder of Confucianism, is enshrined.
It is one of the oldest Confucian temples in Japan along with the ones in Tochigi and Okayama and designated as an Important Cultural Property by the national government.
Every year, the traditional ritual event for consoling the souls of Confucius and his disciples (called Sekisai) is held twice in spring and autumn.
|Address||1642 Taku-machi, Taku-shi, Saga Prefecture|
|Access||- About 10 Min. Drive from Taku Station of JR Karatsu Line
- About 15 Min. Walk from Hontaku Stop of Showa Bus
|Parking Availability||Free Parking Available for 150 Cars|
|Cell Phone Battery Charging||Unavailable|
|Wi-fi Availability||Available in Some Area (No Password Required)|
|Credit Card Acceptance||Unavailable|
|Estimated Time to Enjoy||30 minutes～1 hour
|Foreign Language Support||Brochure (English, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, Korean)
Voice-guided Website for Foreign Visitors
|Notes||Please submit a request at least 1 week prior if you require a guide.
Reservation not needed if it is only for looking around
|MAPCODE||104 627 720*65|