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Hozanji Temple

Address: 1-1 Monzencho, Ikoma 630-0266, Nara Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 743-73-2006
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Ranked #4 of 14 things to do in Ikoma
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place is in the middle of a village at the top of the hill so even if you get bored of visiting temples in Japan, the houses builts on slopes offers a nice view. I find this temple is being underrated and don't see it being mentioned in tour guide books. Definitely a place to stop by if you... More 

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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This temple is buddhist temple. This temple stands on a mountain,very beautiful. Many people go to this temple to play. Principal image is Fudo-myoo,and many jizos. Visitor can get a beautiful view on the mountain. try it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011 via mobile

Hozanji is free & open 24 hrs (altho ltd access in early am and late pm). Interesting combo of Shinto, Hindu, & Buddhist with reported hidden treasure of two Ghanesh in carnal embrace. Many places in area to explore if u like walking & looking at old Japan, so budget at least 5 hours. On stairs close to cable stn... More 

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