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Buried Shrine Gate

Kurokamicho, Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture 891-1401, Japan
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Ranked #10 of 54 attractions in Kagoshima
Type: Religious Sites
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Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

One of those cool things to see. It seemed pretty far out of the way, but if in the area check it out for sure. I only got a picture from the bus tour I was on, but it was still cool.

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Tokyo, Japan
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Maybe I am crazy, but I thought this was the coolest thing on the island. Can you imagine seeing the past and the future at the same time? I thought it was so cool to be able to see how much land was completely covered by lava many years ago. To be able to stand on a part of history... More

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Perth, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Not that really interesting to see. Its basically a buried Tori in the ground. If you have a fascination with the depth of the lava flow then this is a must for you!

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Paris 12
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

It is interesting to see that only remain of the eruption of 1914. But once you've seen it, ok...you have done the round very quickly. It is easy to find, a little bit off the road.There are english explanations but not very precise. I was a bit disappointed, I thought it was more impressive. But don't get there only for... More

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