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2177 Takaomachi, Hachioji 193-0844, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

...if you want some peace, away from the crowds. Fabulous statues of Tengu. A must see for Tengu and Yokai aficionados. As for goshuin, avoid the skinny guy, who writes the sloppiest goshuin with a blunt brush.

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

On your way up via trail number 1 (and possibly trail number 3 as well) you will pass this Temple complex for sure. It's really a fine looking complex with a lot of activity taking place there. It's really worth a further looking around there...More

Thank olafoomes
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Having visited around 20 Temples and Shrines in Kyoto and Tokyo during 2 weeks of our holiday in Japan, this place is mediocre, especially since tourists are not allowed to enter the Temple.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed August 29, 2017

You will come across this temple while hiking up to the top of the Mountain Takao. There are small shops next to it. It's a good experience to have while visiting Japan.

Thank cindyjan14
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Traditional red temple at Mt. Takao. Statues of the gods, one with a long nose (Big Tengu) and one with a crow beak (Small Tengu), can be found at the temple. People come here to pray to them for good luck.

Thank Small_Chow
Reviewed June 9, 2017

The woodwork and the paintings on the outside were gorgeous. If facing the front of the shrine, there is a cool looking Inari shrine to the left. Came down from Takao late so made it to the shrine before it closed around 1500. Want to...More

Thank TravelNutKase
Reviewed April 27, 2017

full of forest long nosed gods, nicely carved wood and great views. Take a less busy nature trail on the way back!

Thank JambiP
Reviewed January 21, 2017

The Buddhist temple located on the trail to the top of Mt. Takao, and near the cable car station so usually people come to there to pray by the cable car. It was established in 744. The praying pavillion was chic design, but the gate...More

Thank mat_mak
Reviewed October 17, 2016

An ancient temple on the way to the top of Mount Takao. It is a Buddhist temple on Mount Takao. The temple offers a serene and calm surrounding and wonderful views around it.

Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I put 4 stars, because u can't enter or take a look inside.. u just admire this beautiful temple in the middle of this mountain 👍

Thank Marina S
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