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Naritasan Kurume Bunin

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Majestic Statue

The 200 feet tall statue can be seen from far away, as you drive to this temple. The temple is... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Talk to the cab driver

It's very complicated to get from Kurume Station to Naritasan and back. So I strongly recommend you... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Vechta, Germany
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The 200 feet tall statue can be seen from far away, as you drive to this temple. The temple is quite unusual compared to most temples in Japan. There was hardly any crowd during the visit. The exhibits inside the temple is interesting. For small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

This temple is one of the most interesting I have seen in Japan. The 203 ft. high statue is impressive and is visible for miles. You can climb up into the statue if you want to. Also there is a museum under the temple that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joan O
Reviewed January 20, 2018

We took a train to Minami-Kurume station and walked some 35 minutes to this lovely temple. Came across so many wonderful locals and some hidden away local supermarkets. Topped off by the beautiful red bean and mochi soup at the temple café for only 250...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

It's very complicated to get from Kurume Station to Naritasan and back. So I strongly recommend you talk to a cab driver to take you and wait for you there. A full visit should not take more than 45 minutes. It's a lovely temple with...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Higuma2017
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Really interesting temple. Not something you'd expect when you would typically think of Japan. If it's on the way, I'd say it's worth a quick side stop. The giant statue doesn't have much of a view though. There's no balcony on the top, just small...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

2 times I came here. Very nice temple . And this time have Sakura very beautiful. But raining day. I like this temple.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank _tigerladyz
Reviewed March 17, 2017

We read about this statue and caught the bus (31) from the Nishitetsu-Kurume Station for about 7 stops. It was late and the gates were closed on the statue itself but we still enjoyed wandering around and taking photographs of it as it could all...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Judy W
Reviewed August 11, 2015

The English website does not give information to find the mapcode (I managed somehow), but the statue is so tall that it can be seen from a long distance. Shrines and temples usually involve some climbing in this one was no exception.The statue forms a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

This whole are is a great site. Nowhere else in Japan have I seen architecture like this. You can climb up to the top of the statue and see for miles. Also, make sure you go to the basement to see the Heaven and Hell...More

1  Thank RobertR260
Reviewed December 12, 2014

There is an amazing statue, towering over the surrounding area at 62m high. When I went the place was dead quiet, with no one else but me and my partner. Entrance was 500 yen, a very small price to pay for what you get. Place...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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