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Chuzenji Temple

Address: 2578 Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
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Ranked #34 of 103 things to do in Nikko
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Osaka, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I spent New Years eve here at Chuzenji Temple. It was well worth the extra drive from central Nikko to ring in the new year at Chuzenji. The temple was quiet, and didnt have too many people (unlike Toshougu) so it was a nice place. The surrounding area is beautiful, and I would highly recommend the visit if you are... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The main and only reason why I came here - to see the panorama of Chuzenji lake and mountain. Other than that, this is like any other typical Japanese temple, nothing stands out in particular. There are staff dressed as monks (they could be monks in fact) who offer explanations of the temple's history and functions of each paraphernalia, but... More 

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