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Address: 63 Hiraga, Matsudo 270-0002, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 47-346-2121
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Maples are very nice in autumn

This is a fairly known temple with a nice garden, particularly known for hydrangeas and maples. 5-7 min walk from Kitakogane Station on JR Joban Line. Here lies to rest one of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is a fairly known temple with a nice garden, particularly known for hydrangeas and maples. 5-7 min walk from Kitakogane Station on JR Joban Line. Here lies to rest one of the wives of 1st Shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate, Ieyasu (the man who made Edo/Tokyo and enshrined in Nikko). Madame Akiyama gave birth to the fifth son of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I went yesterday,a weekday.The hydrangeas are at their peak.The ones in full sun were slightly past their peak. The irises were completely finished. It is off the beaten track and there weren't many people.I was the only Westerner. I saw the hydrangeas at Hakone today and I prefer Hondoji. There are a lot of maples so it is probably nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We went in June. Whilst we could see the potential of the place, the plants were not in full bloom, perhaps falling foul to the heavy rain. We were left with only the husk of blooming plants, it made me think that they should not have charged the entry fee if the main attractions ( the flowers) are not in... More 

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