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Oct 27, 2016
“Away from the crowds and lost in time”
Oct 12, 2016
“Beautiful Temple Area”
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Akimachi Futago, Kunisaki 873-0356, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

We visited this temple as part of a custom private day-tour organized by the Kunisaki Tourism Association (gokunisaki.com). This is a Tendai buddhist temple, which combines aspects of buddhism, shinto and mountain-worship. The complex feels as though it is receding into the moss in the...More

3  Thank Patrick W
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Wonderful time here. Beautiful temple and grounds. Highly recommended for anyone visiting the area. Friendly, quiet, and serene temple. Would love to stay at this temple if possible.

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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Futagoji temple is set in beautiful ground. The trees provide great shade and some nice little paths to wander around in. All the different shades of green is speculator, climb every set of stairs you see as it always leads to some hidden scene. I...More

1  Thank Joey_SG
Reviewed March 29, 2016

I wanted to visit this temple to see the guardian statues that lead up to the main complex. Once we saw the temple guardians, we went up to the main complex. It is pretty expansive. We went on a weekday and there were very few...More

1  Thank roikiller
Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a beautiful temple. I arrived with friends at 10am so we could write "sutra" together. The head monk gave a lovely introduction to me in English (he lived in the U.S. for 3 years!). Seiza is very difficult to sit in for long...More

1  Thank Christiana A
Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was the last stop on our Kunasaki Peninsula bus tour. After Magaibutsu we made a complicated climb over, around and through (quite literally – there were at least two tunnels) Mt Futago, the central peak of the peninsula, to Futagoji. We paused for a...More

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