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Nangakuzan Kōmyō-ji Temple

A modern temple that floats on water designed by architect ANDŌ Tadao

A modern temple designed by the world-class architect Tadao Andō. The Hondō main hall was newly built in 2000. It is surrounded by spring water called uchinuki, making the building appear as if it is floating on water. It is illuminated at night, creating a fantastical view of the hall.

Basic information

Location
550 O-machi, Saijo-shi, Ehime 
Access
About 10 minutes from Iyo Saijo IC via National Route 11
Telephone number
0897-53-4583
Hours
2pm-4pm (for viewing)
Official website
http://www.koumyouji.com/

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