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Nokogiri Mountain Nihon Temple

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Nokogiriyama, Kyonan-machi, Awa-gun 299-2100, Chiba Prefecture
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Take aerial ropeway to top. Walk up to see the views at the ridge. Then a series of sites. I got the science there was much more you couldn’t see due to accessibility and location. Say steps from afar that were obviously old and overgrown....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We got lost trying to find the start of the hike. Eventually we found the start of the hike. It was a lot of fun! Nothing difficult. At the top we made it to the large Buddha with many other mini Buddhas. The view was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ashley Y
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Getting to this temple complex by car from Tokyo will run about 13000 yen in tolls for the round trip and it is a three hour drive without hitting any traffic snags. The ride will take you over and through a huge bridge and tunnel...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Prepcook
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

“Nihon-Ji” is a sacred area with a ruin of old Buddhism temples, entitled as “Japanese Temple”. This area is located at a cliff beside Tokyo bay. You can see two big (really big) stone statues of Buddhism build at on-site and numerous small stone figures....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dreamer809413
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The hike takes you pass the 1500 Arhat figurines. Once at the temple, the largest stone Buddha in Japan awaits - The Daibutsu of Nihon-ji. Beautiful and breath-taking.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

If you are feeling energetic walk from Hama-Kanaya station maps available at the station and walk up. The scenery is fabulous although make sure you wear comfy shoes. The whole thing will take a couple of hours to enjoy all the attractions. A fun day...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank althebackpacker
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Kyonan Awa District, Chiba Prefecture Japan, its easy to travel to by bus, car, or train. Its the Largest Statues of the Buddha Daibutsu in Japan. Entrance Fee Adults 600 yen Children 400 yen. Visiting this temple is not for the faint of heart that...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank odeo
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a true "day trip" from Tokyo to Chiba Prefecture. I have made this trip at least 4 times in my many visits to Tokyo. My preferred itinerary is to: 1) Depart Tokyo Station on the Sazanami Train to Hamakanaya Station 2) From Hamakanaya...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Rainmanjp
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I suggest that you wore comfy shoes if you want to go see Japan's largest Buddha every sweat,and every step you will take just to see it,is totally worth it. you will literally feel and capture the holiness of the place.What it represents and how...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank AnnMielle P
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This a great monument and a place of quiet reflection away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Unfortunately, it is difficult to get there without a car. The best way is to go by train from Chiba Station to Hama-Kanaya Station. The station...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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