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Gesshoji Temple

Sotonakabaracho, Matsue, Shimane Prefecture 690-0875, Japan
+81 852-21-6056
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Ranked #16 of 69 Attractions in Matsue
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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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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