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Hakusan Shrine (Heisenji-Hakusan Shrine)

56-63 Heiseiji, Heiseiji-cho, Katsuyama 911-0822, Fukui Prefecture
+81 779-88-1591
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Hidden in the woods

The temple is very local and small and off in the woods. If you are not in the area I would... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
KibaTravels
via mobile
Peaceful and Pretty

This was an accidental find - we were on our way to Katsuyama Castle. Not one other person around... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
susicubed
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Esperance, Western Australia, Australia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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29 Oct 2016
“Peaceful and Pretty”
25 May 2017
“Hidden in the woods”
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56-63 Heiseiji, Heiseiji-cho, Katsuyama 911-0822, Fukui Prefecture
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+81 779-88-1591
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The temple is very local and small and off in the woods. If you are not in the area I would recommend making a trip out but if you find yourself in this part of Fukui prefecture and have some time to spare it's interesting...More

1  Thank KibaTravels
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was an accidental find - we were on our way to Katsuyama Castle. Not one other person around - just trees and moss. Unlike so many other shrines, here you can take in the silence and the spirit of a place set aside.

1  Thank susicubed
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Hakusan Shrine is a (smaller) reconstruction of a massive temple ground that housed many monks before it was burned down in a revolt. While the temple itself is not very interesting and closed, the forest where it is in is magnificent. Free access. Accessible by...More

Thank Michel W
Reviewed 8 July 2011

Heisenji is gorgeous place. Gorgeous trees and nature and mystical / Spiritual place. Amazingly gorgeous.

7  Thank Kima00
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