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Kaiganzan Iwayaji Temple

Nanatori, Kumakogen-cho, Kamiukena-gun, Ehime Prefecture 791-1511, Japan
+81 892-57-0417
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Truly a phenomenal visit. The temple is located on a hill that does require you be able to walk a reasonable distance up and use stairs. My mother joined us and didn't have an issue with this, and there were quite a few older Japanese people visiting. The hike is invigorating but not difficult. Starting from the wooden entry gate... More 

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Matsuyama, Japan
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22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Lots and lots of stairs up to the main temple, takes your breath away with the climb and again with the view once there. There is a very steep ladder to the uppermost part of the temple which is set into the cliff in a cave. Not for the faint hearted or those with short legs. Depending on when you... More 

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