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Tanzan Shrine

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Amazing Autumn Experience

We were lucky that our friend picked us up and drove us here, deep into the mountains of Sakurai... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Cairns, Australia
Tremendously beautiful in autumn with coloured leaves

I went to this shrine in autumn 2 years ago and last year. The scenary of the whole shrine was... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2016
Kashihara, Japan
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
6 Dec 2017
“Amazing Autumn Experience”
18 Oct 2017
“Interesting temple with pagoda”
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319 Tonomine, Sakurai 633-0032, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

We were lucky that our friend picked us up and drove us here, deep into the mountains of Sakurai city. Even though he lives in this area he had never visited before so it was a first time experience for him too and we all...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Sadly we were too early for the autumn leaves but also pleased to have missed the crowds this brings. A pleasant visit with some English information.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MichcaM
Reviewed February 15, 2016

I went to this shrine in autumn 2 years ago and last year. The scenary of the whole shrine was exellent, covered with beautiful red coloured leaves of autumn! You can also enjoy the fine wooden thirteen-storied pagoda in the precinct.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank chochopeth
Reviewed February 13, 2016

A train to Sakurai followed by a bus to Tanzan-jinja took about an hour. It was well worth it. We spent a little less than 3 hours at the shrine photoing some of the best color we had seen thus far on our 2015 koyo...More

Date of experience: December 2015
5  Thank hfot2
Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went there during the high momiji season (red maple leaves) and it was absolutely stunning! It is a very old temple, converted into a shrine, with a famous pagoda. It looks really ancient and I love the old wooden buildings, you can feel its...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank yew_djinn
Reviewed April 7, 2013

I visited the shrine in December. This is definately not the time of the year, you should plan a visit. The shrine is really something. It is surrounded by trees. But without leaves, the impression is boring. But let us go deeper into details ......More

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank Seidenpriester
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