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Nokogiri Mountain Nihon Temple

Nokogiriyama, Kyonan-machi, Awa-gun 299-2100, Chiba Prefecture
+81 470-55-1103
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Great Daytrip Outside of Tokyo - One Big Buddha

This is a great daytrip to get outside of Tokyo. Depending on how you get there (by train going... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2016
Santa Rosa, California

Giant massive Buddha. 80 feet or meters whatever tall. Lots of steps to get there so you better... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2016
Matt F
Montreal, Canada
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Nokogiriyama, Kyonan-machi, Awa-gun 299-2100, Chiba Prefecture
+81 470-55-1103
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is a great daytrip to get outside of Tokyo. Depending on how you get there (by train going around Tokyo Bay or by train/ferry going to Kurihama and then across the bay) it takes about 2.5-3 hours each way. After a short gondola ride...More

Thank whereisrick
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Giant massive Buddha. 80 feet or meters whatever tall. Lots of steps to get there so you better be in shape.

Thank Matt F
Reviewed February 14, 2016

We visited on the weekend which also happened to be extremely wet and windy. We drove our car from Tokyo, stayed overnight at a local Ryokan and visited early the next morning. We drove our car to the Free parking station and walked up the...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

I would recommend this place for short hiking. It's a mountain but not higher than 400m and has ropeway service so it's very easy to reach the summit. Mountain is famous for being a land of Nihon-dera temple and for magnificent stone pits. You should...More

Thank 徹也 高
Reviewed July 20, 2015

On a hot summer day this was a great place to visit, to see it all there is a lot of walking and hundreds of steps up and down but most of it is in the shade of the lovely mountain trees and shrubs.Here you...More

1  Thank roy v
Reviewed June 7, 2015

Instead of taking the 500-yen ropeway up the mountain, we hiked up which took around an hour. There are a couple of trails. The entrance for the path we took is less than a 10-minute walk from Hamakanaya Station / Kanaya (Tokyo Bay) Ferry Terminal,...More

2  Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed May 21, 2015

It's the beautiful place. You can hike by yourselves or take the ropeway to top of Nokogiri Mountain. At the top of mountain, you can enjoy the scenic panorama view of Tokyo bay. The Big Buddha at Nihon Temple is very impressive. It's far from...More

Thank Kritsana P
Reviewed April 28, 2015

This place is filled with beautiful Buddhas and shady walkways. There are thousands of stairs leading to incredible views of the bay and surrounding areas. 600yen entrance fee

Thank Andrea_LongBeach
Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Okay so I wanted to go here as I remember the episode of top gear when they raced to here. It is a nice park and the Buddhas are very nice and impressive. However getting there is a pain. I think there is an express...More

Thank JonathanCC
Reviewed February 21, 2015

biggest Buddha in japan. you can hike up the small mountain seeing various aspects of early Buddhism in Japan (as the large Buddha and the mountain carvings were done over 1000 years ago.) Note the Buddha carved in the mountain below - back in 7th...More

1  Thank johntaro
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