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Kumano Magaibutsu

Open today: 08:00 - 16:30
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serious Buddha, funny smiling monk

There are only two statues, and the venue is not that easy to reach. A small road leads you... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
sinjoorAntwerp
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Antwerp
Beautiful setting

The stone Buddhas are set in beautiful forest area. The walk up is not long, but the second part... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Joey_SG
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Following Fukiji-oodou we visited Kumano-magaibutsu (stone Buddhist statues carved on rock) not far away. These statues date back to the late Heian period, probably 11th to 12th century, and is the largest of the numerous stone statues in the Kunisaki Peninsular. There are two statues...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A steep climb in the forest leads you to interesting carvings. Not recommended for older people, or those with cardiac or ankle issues.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank LamN_12
Reviewed 8 February 2017

There are only two statues, and the venue is not that easy to reach. A small road leads you through nature, one needs a (rental) car or organised bus trip. At the modest temple one buys the entrance ticket. The wel maintained gravel path leads...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank sinjoorAntwerp
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The stone Buddhas are set in beautiful forest area. The walk up is not long, but the second part can be quite slippery, hang on to the hand rail.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Joey_SG
Reviewed 20 July 2014

After Maki Odo our tour went to Kumano Magaibutsu, five kilometers to the south. This bus tour allowed us to see the various sites on the Kunisaki Peninsula that we otherwise could not easily have visited on our own. Here the guide did not accompany...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank hfot2
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