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Gesshoji Temple

Address: Sotonakabaracho, Matsue 690-0875, Shimane Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 852-21-6056
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Ranked #20 of 78 things to do in Matsue
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Stockholm, Sweden
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

lush and green temple sight mixing shinto with zen. portrait picture with the giant stone turtle is a must.

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Orange County
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36 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This temple has one of the oldest teahouses in Matsue. The historic teahouse is off to the side of the main temple which you see upon entry (we had to ask to see it). The main temple serves tea which we enjoyed while looking at the garden. The walkways through the garden and grave sites is not kept up very... More 

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