It is a temple with a grave of the Nabeshima family, the lord of Kashima, which was founded in 1677. As you walk through the virgin forest in the back of the temple, there are graveyards of the successive lords of the Kashima clan. It imitates “Manpukuji Temple” in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, and arranges the entire temple as a dragon. At the entrance of the temple which is the head of the dragon, two ponds are lined up, and these represent the eye of the dragon. Road leading to main hall represents the neck of the dragon, and the main hall of a temple represents the abdomen. Various flowers bloom in temple such as cherry blossoms in spring, hydrangeas in summer, and fragrant olive in autumn. It is also a location for the film “Gabai Bachan”.
Kuboyama, Furueda, Kashima-shi, Saga-ken, Japan
Fumyoji Temple +81-(0)954-62-5972
Free parking available