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“Serene and Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mitaki Temple

Mitaki Temple
411 Mitakiyama, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 733-0805, Japan
+81 82-237-0811
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Ranked #9 of 50 Attractions in Hiroshima
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Steilacoom, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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“Serene and Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

This wonderful temple area seems to not be on the tourist radar but it is definitely worth visiting. The temple grounds are located on the side of Mt Mitaki with beautiful trees, waterfalls, stair, statues and buildings. I'm not sure I have ever experienced any place so tranquil and green. I personally found Hiroshima to be one of my favorite places in Japan and Mitaki certainly added to my feeling.

Visited May 2012
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“Beautiful, Inspiring Local Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2009

This was just a great half day or so trip from Hironshima where we are staying for an extended period. Just two stops on the train and a nice (acttually kind of strenuous) uphill walk to the temple area, and you are surrounded by beautiful quiet waterfalls and greenery and the nicest pagoda you would ever want to see. Transplanted here to help "heal the souls of the atomic bomb victims," this pagoda is from something like the year 526, and it is just very unassuming and inspiring to see. I liked this temple and its setting better than what we saw in Kyoto, although I have to say we did not have much time in Kyoto.

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