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Mt. Osore Bodaiji Temple

3-2 Tanabe Usorisan, Mutsu 035-0021, Aomori Prefecture
+81 175-22-3825
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Awesome spiritual location that will not fail to impress you deeply

Having read a great deal about the history and cultural significance of this wonderful place I was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ndjordan1
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Melbourne, Australia
Breathtaking

This temple is well worth the journey for nature-lovers. The grounds offer spectacular views. Give... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
nekokatze
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Virginia
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4 days ago
“Awesome spiritual location that will not fail to impress you deeply”
30 Jul 2016
“Breathtaking”
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3-2 Tanabe Usorisan, Mutsu 035-0021, Aomori Prefecture
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+81 175-22-3825
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having read a great deal about the history and cultural significance of this wonderful place I was determined to visit here. Hired a car from near our accommodation in Mutsu and very easy drive. Suggest early arrival is best as all the tour buses were...More

Thank ndjordan1
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This temple is well worth the journey for nature-lovers. The grounds offer spectacular views. Give yourself half a day to make the round trip with enough time to explore the area in peace. I would advise staying in nearby Mutsu, Japan. There are lodging facilities...More

3  Thank nekokatze
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Learn the history of this Mountain before you visit. Lots of exploring and walking around to do. Many small natural geysers are spread around the area and it smells like sulfur

Thank Madeline P
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The temple is located by a lake and surrounded by low hills. The smell of sulphur is in the air and there are wisps of smoke coming out of the ground. The vegetation around the temple has been killed off by the sulphur leaving a...More

1  Thank swordfish24
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Osorezan Bodaiji, i.e. Bodai Temple on Mt. Osore, was established over 1200 years ago by En'nin, a Japanese Buddhist priest. It honors the bodhisattva Jizo, whose virtue is linked to that of mother earth. Osorezan Bodaiji is a sacred place, and is said to be...More

1  Thank Andrew1234
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HelloJapan
17 April 2017|
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Response from margie v |
You need to call the temple as they don't do any online reservation. Better speak a little Japanese or ask a friend who can handle that for you.
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