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This is a hidden gem. Walk through the gates and around to the back where there are so many stone lanterns and the graveyard of half of the Mori feudal lords. There is lots of moss and no other people. It’s serene, it’s a great...More
This was one of my favorite temples in Japan. The people at the shop were so friendly and gave us an English map and history. The back area with the Mori Lord graves and stone lanterns is quite breathtaking. I recommend a visit to the...More
Very impressive. There are two massive red gates into this Zen Buddhist temple complex, and a nice altar installation in the main building. Perhaps the most visually impressive part of the complex is the section in the woods beyond, where many of the lords of...More
Tokoji is one of the family temples of the Mori feudal clan which was built in the late 1600's. It has a lovely outer gate and then a walk up the stone path to the temple. The temple itself is well decorated and although you...More
You are greeted by fabulous gates in rust red, and there are several buildings to see in the extensive grounds. When we visited it was raining lightly. The tombs of the Mori clan at the back were damp and mossy and sombre, surrounded by an...More
This temple although marked on the town tourist map seemed to be a little unloved. Maybe because it is near the Shoin Shrine and everyone goes there and doesn't bother to walk, or get the bus the extra short distance.It was one of the highlights...More