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Address: 1046 Kanbayashi, Soja 719-1123, Okayama Prefecture
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Literally an “outstanding” site/sight, but the “understanding” of its significance calls for some historical knowledge

The solitary existence of this five-storey pagoda in the midst of flowering field is quite a photogenic sight, and it attracts many local photographers. Visitors to Japan, who... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The solitary existence of this five-storey pagoda in the midst of flowering field is quite a photogenic sight, and it attracts many local photographers. Visitors to Japan, who have seen impressive Buddhist temple complexes in Kyoto or Nara, may wonder why this pagoda is standing alone in the middle of “(touristic) nowhere.” A clue to this puzzle is found in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

A bit off the beaten path for most tourists, but an important site for locals. There is a lot of history in this area!

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