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Tranquil setting, historically incredible, just stunning

We stumbled upon this huge temple complex in August. It was almost deserted being so hot and a... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2014
Jacqui M
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Osaka, Japan
Stunning Temple Surrounded by Beautiful Sakura

With a morning free in Wakayama, I decided to head to Kokawadera Temple after being recommended by... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
genkin86
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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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Mar 31, 2018
“Stunning Temple Surrounded by Beautiful Sakura”
Nov 13, 2014
“Tranquil setting, historically incredible, just stunning”
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2787 Kokawa, Kinokawa 649-6531, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

With a morning free in Wakayama, I decided to head to Kokawadera Temple after being recommended by some local Japanese friends. It's a 40 minute drive out of central Wakayama (or 30mins by train to Kokawa Station plus a 15min walk), but definitely well worth...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2014

We stumbled upon this huge temple complex in August. It was almost deserted being so hot and a weekday. But we were able to wander around freely and explore to our hearts content. What struck me most was how carefully preserved all the buildings and...More

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