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Zenkoji Temple

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Address: 3-36-1 Zenkoji, Kofu 400-0806, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Lovely temple in a nice location

OK Japan is stuffed full of temples and I wouldn't pretend this is the best, however it is worth a trip from town if you fancy a nice hour wind down and relax as you take in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK Japan is stuffed full of temples and I wouldn't pretend this is the best, however it is worth a trip from town if you fancy a nice hour wind down and relax as you take in the architecture and the lovely surrounding gardens and setting. The views to the mountains beyond make this quite the urban retreat. If in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

A beautifully preserve Buddhist temple dated 1556. There is no fee to view the temple. The grounds are very beautiful with a lovely fish pond. If you stand in the center of the main hall you can clap an here the echo. Look for the footprints on the wooden floor. Make sure to take off your shoes prior to entering... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

Lovely temple, with so many interesting features--the "roaring dragon" overhead, the dark passage to the fateful lock, and a feeling of ancientness. Beautiful grounds and many smaller structures, shrines, and monuments well worth wandering through. The friendly folks at the lobby entrance have an English language guidebook for the temple that can be borrowed during ones visit, for those of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

The name of this temple is called "Kaizenkouji". It is a very beautiful place. There is a "Nakiryuu. That this is very strange breaks out. Please actually carry out and strike a hand. You will surely be surprised.

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Kofu, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

This is a beautiful temple tucked away in a suburban neighbourhood. It has lovely strolling gardens with a carp pond and drooping trees and the interior is very interesting. You can go down a pitch black passage using your hands to find a sacred key which will give you a lifetime of good luck, there is a beautiful dragon motif... More 

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