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Address: 302 Kasamori, Chosei-gun, Chonan-machi 297-0125, Chiba Prefecture
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Unique upraised kannon temple

One of the few upraised temple in Japan as kyomizu in Kyoto. This is situated in very peaceful forest in Chonan town in countryside of Chiba. Founded in 784 during Nara period... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

One of the few upraised temple in Japan as kyomizu in Kyoto. This is situated in very peaceful forest in Chonan town in countryside of Chiba. Founded in 784 during Nara period; main hall built in 1028 at emperor request. Those who have issue walking up staircase should probably avoid as it is very steep. Nevertheless it worth very much... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

January 2,2015 The temple is surrounded by pay parking so there wont be any problem to those traveling by car. Like Us The entrance to the temple is long concrete narrow staircase that will take you all the way to the top (Girls be warned; Better wear something comfy instead of heels) On the way before the main gate of... More 

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

You can here birds humming to nature's silence. As you walk up, you see this beautiful temple. You may pray as you climb up top, mind you that you have to remove your footwear and wear those that are provided below. It may seem creepy if you travel alone or with few people. I recommend, you travel as a group... More 

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