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Beautiful and atmospheric

Beautiful amazingly preserved temple, well not entirely - there are spots on the walls with... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Hong Kong

A very beautiful small temple well guarded by 2 fierce warriors. Excellent proportions and nice... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Tashibu Fuki, Bungotakada 879-0841, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Beautiful amazingly preserved temple, well not entirely - there are spots on the walls with graffiti made by local kids who used it as their playground in the 1950s but it makes it all the more interesting. The temple is open only when the weather...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

A very beautiful small temple well guarded by 2 fierce warriors. Excellent proportions and nice tatami and incense smell inside. A true thing of beauty well worth a visit. The roof is of a special design.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Kunisaki Peninsular on the north eastern part of Ooita prefecture was initially a place with many Shintou mountain worship sites. Under influence of the Shintou-Buddhism fusion of Usa-jinguu, numerous Buddhist temples were built in the mountains. Combined with the practice of pursuing Shingon (true word)...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

This temple was built in the 12th century, by a sect founded in 718. It is of utmost simplicity yet extremely refined and beautiful. The statue of Buddha Amidha is rumoured to have been carved from one giant nutmeg tree. It is of incredible beauty...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank LamN_12
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Travelling anywhere on the Kunisaki Peninsula is like travelling back in time. My partner and I drove to Kunisaki and then met up with an ex-pat American guide from the Kunisaki Tourism Association who drove us around the peninsula. Firstly, renting a car in Kyushu...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

We were fortunate that our tour used a bus for some of the more remote places we visited including this site with its interior a national treasure and its exterior buddhas covered with moss and communing with nature.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

We went to this shrine over Golden week while shrine hopping around the area. It was a nice place with a lot of old buildings. Got to get my shrine book signed there as well.

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank CaffineFreek
Reviewed 17 July 2014

We took a Japanese bus tour to the Kunisaki Peninsula as a way to see the various temples and shrines that we otherwise could not easily visit on our own. The tour was conducted in Japanese, but the guide made sure to tell us at...More

Date of experience: March 2014
4  Thank hfot2
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