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Ajiu Pond and the Legend of the Dragon at Chihenji Temple

  • 6km
  • 180min (including guide)

Chihenji Temple: A Mountain Retreat Steeped in History

Chihenji Temple boasts a history spanning over 1000 years and has expanded out over the surrounding mountainside. This course visits Chihenji, which was supposedly built to appease a dragon, and also touches on the "Seven Interesting Tales" of Chihenji and other charming areas.

Start point

Ikenoue Public Hall

Ikenouemachi 1371, Nishi-ku, Kumamoto City

Car 10 min by car from Kumamoto Station
Bus 30 min from Kumamoto Station (Sanko Bus)
Course map

Yes (free)

Contact Us

Name Kumamoto City Cultural Promotion Division, Archaeological Research Section
Address Tetorihonmachi 1-1, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto City
Tel 096-328-2740
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