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Senkoji & Senkoji Park

15-1 Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi 722-0033, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 848-23-2310
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Onomichi is nostalgic town and gate entrance of "shimanami sea road", view from top of Senko temple park

Onomichi is teh nostalgic town with lots of steps and slopes. To save your stamina, you'd better to... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Kawasaki, Japan
Nice place to visit

I went with my children even though they are in college now and they still love this place. This... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Rita T
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15-1 Higashitsuchidocho, Onomichi 722-0033, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 848-23-2310
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Onomichi is teh nostalgic town with lots of steps and slopes. To save your stamina, you'd better to take cable car to go to Senko Temple Park first. then you can go down through many temples and shrines. From the mountain top station of cable...More

Thank SingaPapa
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I went with my children even though they are in college now and they still love this place. This place doesn't have a lot tourists so you can enjoy your time to walk and see. Recommended!

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Senkoji Park is one of the best & most popular attractions in the area. Various temples, Lovers' Sanctuary, observation (viewing) deck and Museum of Art are just some of things that you can find there. Whether you take the ropeway or walk up the hill...More

Thank bougainville30a
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nestled in the rocks on the mountainside behind Onomichi town itself this allows for great views over the area. Senkoji itself has a very interesting layout that takes advantage of it's location. The park itself has a great viewing platform that allows you to watch...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great for sunset views and ice cream don't forget to purchase a lock for the lovers sanctuary. Also you can view the garden flowers and the wildlife.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

good views and nice walk down but shuts at dusk so make sure you're there before! best to get cable car up to top then walk down to this

2  Thank W13_and_beyond
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went on a really hot day and was very thankful for the two ice cream shops at the top. Go slow and enjoy the walk. Red Bull runs a mt. bike race down here "Holy ride"

Thank steve-h132
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

To get the best view is from the observation deck which is few steps from the cable car station. Also must visit Senkoji Temple less than 10 min. walk down from the observation deck. If you drive, also there is a car park approx 15...More

Thank HappyDragon0201
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This park is not so far from the station so bus is not necessary.You don't have to pay for the ropeway too,because the park is just 15 minutes walk and steps aren't steep and the path to the top is very interesting and full of...More

1  Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We did this area the day after we did the Path of Philosophy, as we had been running around on this path trying to see all the different interesting temples, shrines, and cemeteries and decided that on our morning before our train took us farther...More

Thank Kip F
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Are there a lot of cats on the way up to the temple?
5 May 2016|
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Response from leungcarman | Reviewed this property |
Not many, I saw around 5 to 6 cats only. But I visited there in the early morning, the cats may still sleeping at that time, ha ha!!