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Yuki-ji Temple (Yakuo-in)

2177 Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-661-1115
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On the way up to Mt. Takao

You will come across this temple while hiking up to the top of the Mountain Takao. There are small... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Houston, Texas
Beautiful and attractive "Must-visit" temple

Traditional red temple at Mt. Takao. Statues of the gods, one with a long nose (Big Tengu) and one... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good63%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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2177 Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-661-1115
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

You will come across this temple while hiking up to the top of the Mountain Takao. There are small shops next to it. It's a good experience to have while visiting Japan.

Thank cindyjan14
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Traditional red temple at Mt. Takao. Statues of the gods, one with a long nose (Big Tengu) and one with a crow beak (Small Tengu), can be found at the temple. People come here to pray to them for good luck.

Thank Small_Chow
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The woodwork and the paintings on the outside were gorgeous. If facing the front of the shrine, there is a cool looking Inari shrine to the left. Came down from Takao late so made it to the shrine before it closed around 1500. Want to...More

Thank TravelNutKase
Reviewed 27 April 2017

full of forest long nosed gods, nicely carved wood and great views. Take a less busy nature trail on the way back!

Thank JambiP
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Buddhist temple located on the trail to the top of Mt. Takao, and near the cable car station so usually people come to there to pray by the cable car. It was established in 744. The praying pavillion was chic design, but the gate...More

Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 17 October 2016

An ancient temple on the way to the top of Mount Takao. It is a Buddhist temple on Mount Takao. The temple offers a serene and calm surrounding and wonderful views around it.

Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I put 4 stars, because u can't enter or take a look inside.. u just admire this beautiful temple in the middle of this mountain 👍

Thank Marina S
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a wonderful part of the Mt. Takao experience--one of several beautiful buildings along trail #1.

Thank PrincessTokyo
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Just a short drive from Tokyo, Mt. Takao/Yakuoin Temple was a delight to visit. A path guides you up to the temple and summit. They say you can see Mt. Fujii at the top, but alas we were there on a cloudy day.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Too many tourists & sellers of goods for tourist!! I did not enjoy my visit....it was more like a street market with all selling the same things.

Thank Yvonne C
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