Rurikoji Temple

Rurikoji Temple

Rurikoji Temple is a historical park which has a Five-Storied Pagoda connected to an Ouchi feudal lord and historical sites of the Meiji Restoration.

A national treasure, the Five-Storied Pagoda, which is the symbol of Yamaguchi City, is enshrined at Rurikoji Temple. This park is a special feature of sightseeing in Yamaguchi, especially the Five-Storied Pagoda which is Japan’s leading beauty and is designated as one of the three famous pagodas in Japan. The Five-Storied Pagoda is illuminated every night. (Untill 10pm)

Location In Kozankoen Park, Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi-shi
Opening hours 9:00 – 17:00 ※Goshuin, letter bearing the shogun's scarlet seal, and Rurikoji Temple resource center are available during these hours.
Admission Fee Free
Access 20 minutes’ walk from JR Yamaguchi Station on the JR Yamaguchi Line.
Yamaguchi Community Bus is available. Use “Ouchi Route” bus and get off at the bus stop “65th Kozankoen Gojunotoumae”.
Closed -
Parking Available (Kozankouen Parking for about 100 passenger cars)
  • Wi-Fi Available (Yamaguchi City Kozan Park Tourism Information Center)
  • Wheelchairs Rental Available (Yamaguchi City Kozan Park Tourism Information Center)
  • Nursing facility Available(A diaper changing table is set up in the lavatory at the Kozan Park Tourism Information Center)
  • Lavatory Available (Kozankouen Park)
  • Priority facility for handicapped Available