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Naritasan Kurume Bunin

1386-22 Kamitsumachi, Kurume 830-0052, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 942-21-7500
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Unusual temple

This temple is one of the most interesting I have seen in Japan. The 203 ft. high statue is... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Joan O
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Sasebo, Japan
Spectacular walk to this wonderful part of Kyushu

We took a train to Minami-Kurume station and walked some 35 minutes to this lovely temple. Came... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
GregS_Sydney
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1386-22 Kamitsumachi, Kurume 830-0052, Fukuoka Prefecture
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

Thank Judy W
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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

1  Thank Stephan1954
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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 Robert R
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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

3  Thank Damps W
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