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Daishoin Temple

210 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0592, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-0111
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Outstanding experience

I love history and have visited many temples throughout Asia, this one blew my mind!! I left this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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Must see! So many wonderful things to explore-can't really explain. It was very magical and had so... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Mindy K
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210 Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0592, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 829-44-0111

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love history and have visited many temples throughout Asia, this one blew my mind!! I left this place feeling super spiritual, connected to the past, nature and the universe. I can't recommend this experience enough!!

Thank James78Toro
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Must see! So many wonderful things to explore-can't really explain. It was very magical and had so many statues. The lantern room at the top is unbelievable. Just go!!!

Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 18 July 2017

May 2016 - Temple burnout exists. I didn't quite get there because Japan was so incredibly fascinating to me, but I will say that Daisho-In stood out from the rest, and I'm so happy we visited. The temple is not far from the ferry exit,...More

Thank jennigens
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Do not miss Daishoin Temple if you visit Miyajima. This was our favorite temple that we saw in Japan. It is about a ten minute walk from the main tourist area on Miyajima, and worth the extra effort to see it. The grounds are lovely....More

Thank bhall4
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Even if you have visited many temples on your Japan trip, this is yet another unique and beautiful one.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Located at the base of Mount Misen, Daishoin Temple is worth visiting. The building and statues are beautiful.

Thank Sharizaard
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A gorgeous temple with lovely buildings, gardens and river. We nearly didn't bother but we're glad we did as this was one of the most scenic of the temples we saw on our trip.

Thank davemartin3
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing temple in a beautiful location with excellent views, interesting history and so much to discover! If you are in the area anyway, go explore! Absolutely worth it!

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Miyajima is a destination for thousands of tourists who have just time for visiting O-torii Gate and the close Itsukushima Shrine. Few tourists have time enough to visit something even more beautiful. So if you have more time here is a destination unknown to many:...More

Thank ItalyMar
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Most of people do not know about this place but it is one of the best in island.spend there 30 minutes.

Thank zylet
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