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Nokogiriyama Nihonji Tenbodai

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Address: Awa-gun, Kyonan-machi 299-2111, Chiba Prefecture
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A must go place

This place is a sort of Must-go-place. I like to visit this place using Tokyo gulf ferry service departing from Kurihama port. It's nice for family hiking. The mountain has rope... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
徹也 高
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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Now this place was amazing. There's lots of very pretty trails, amazing sights, and many other attractions. This is a MUST if you're doing a tour around Chiba or if you want to find just something that's kind of a hidden gem near Tokyo. I visited in December and it was pretty cold but it was actually quite refreshing because... More 

1 Thank RickRGoddard
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

This place is a sort of Must-go-place. I like to visit this place using Tokyo gulf ferry service departing from Kurihama port. It's nice for family hiking. The mountain has rope way service so it's really easy to reach the top of the mountain. But I'd recommend you to climb up on foot. The mountain is well known as a... More 

Thank 徹也 高
Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I did not expect the hike to be tiring but it was indeed a challenge to hike up to the peak and of course be rewarded with a splendid view of the bay area of Japan. The scenery atop Mount Nokogiri is just wonderful beyond words. I have also managed to capture the sun setting from Nokogiri and it's such... More 

Thank KhooCK
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Been to Nokogiriyama Nihonji Tenbodai along with friends and the spectacular view from top is unmatchable. The sight of Mt. Fuji from here is amazing. It is worth reserving a day to visit Nokogiriyama, the historic wonder in Chiba.

Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It's a sort of hidden gem of Chiba Prefecture. After the impressive Ropeway (Gondola) climb from near Hamakanaya Station to the top, the path leads to endless steps across the Saw Mountain (Nokogiriyama) inside the Nihonji Temple complex. The very hilly stone-paved path is dotted with interesting two gigantic carvings and several miniature Buddhist figures. Nokogiriyama was used as a... More 

3 Thank Yobeekool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

the main attraction if that overhanging rock. We went on a weekend and the queue was too long for how hot a day it was. This place is probably best on a weekday, and of course clear weather with good visibility. We went by car and the drive up the mountain to the parking place was quite fun.

1 Thank T0ky0Foodie
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

There are two parking lots. One will give you a very steep climb up tons of stairs and the other a less steep climb to the same place. Or, you can park at one and walk, go back to your car, and drive to the other and skip the super steep stairs. But, the super steep stairs are worth it... More 

1 Thank Amya M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a great place for a day trip out of Tokyo. The park is beautiful with lots to see and do. And you can either trek to the top or get a cable car. There are a fair few buddha's knocking about so leave plenty of time - you certainly want to be in the park before noon.

Thank Adam W
Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

pleasent views of the bay on a clear day - also a very enjoyable hike up the small mountain after you have seen the largest buddha in japan.

Thank johntaro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The view from the top really does make the hike up the mountain worth it. There is however a cable car that goes up for those less excited by the idea of walking up ~300m.

Thank Gerhard H

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