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Ruins of Musashi Kokubunji Temple

Nishimotomachi, Kokubunji, Tokyo Prefecture 185-0023, Japan
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Kokubunji
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

In an effort to unify the country in the 1400's the emperor of Japan ordered the construction of a number of National Temples (Koku (national) Bunji (temple), this is the site of one of them. It is located about 1,000 meters west of the south exit to the Kokubunji Station on the Chuo Line. It is basically a flat walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

It took us nearly 3 hours by automobile from the Kugenuma/Sagami coast on a Sunday afternoon. We were left with about one hour for the visit to the museum and to walk through the forest and along the waterway (aqueduct) that runs around the perimenter of the temple ruins. There was a cool breeze all afternoon with adequate shade that... More

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