Jian Zhen Memorial Museum (鑑真記念館)

Learn all about the Buddhist monk from Tang-dynasty China

Nansatsu Area History and Culture Museum

Braving stormy seas, rough waves, and a crackdown on smuggling in his tireless quest to spread Buddhism in Japan, Jian Zhen finally landed here on his sixth attempt.
This museum, built to commemorate Jian Zhen's great achievements, tells the story of his passage to Japan and his life in detail through exhibits and videos.

Basic Information

Address 鹿児島県南さつま市坊津町秋目225-2
Telephone Number 0993-68-0288
Business Days/ Hours Business Hours
[Time] 9:00am~4:30pm

Closed days
Fee Adults ¥200
Children ¥100
Directions Approx. 45 minutes by car from Kaseda bus stop
Approx. 90 minutes by car from central Kagoshima City
Website Visit Japanese Website
  • 駐車場
  • トイレ
  • クレジットカード
  • WIFI
  • バリアフリー対応可
  • ベジタリアンメニュー相談可
  • ムスリムメニュー相談可
  • 祈祷所


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