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Address: 2710-1 Ishiharamachi, Takasaki 370-0864 , Gunma Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 27-322-2269
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Impressive statue

I had no idea you could actually walk up to the top of the Kannon statue! There are interesting things to see on your way up!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Natasha D
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It has been raining for a few days but it did not stop us from coming here. We took a bus from Takasaki bus station and the bus ride takes 25 minutes. The temple was really peaceful and not crowded during week days. The statue is around 8 floor up and you can walk up with a small fee. It... More 

Thank Wong J
Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I had no idea you could actually walk up to the top of the Kannon statue! There are interesting things to see on your way up!

Thank Natasha D
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a great place I've visited many times. In fact I proposed to my wife on the rope bridge just South of the Kannon Statue. There is a small walking course that is easy and fun for all ages. There are some cats lounging around the area sometimes, an owl you can take your picture with, I assume for... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Walked from the center of town and it was a long (8 km) walk in hot sun, but very worthwhile. There is a park like area when you get there before ascending steps up to the statue. If you buy tickets along the way they are only $5 to go inside the statue. Cement steps inside the statue and no... More 

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