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Address: Nanatori, Kamiukena-gun, Kumakogen-cho 791-1511, Ehime Prefecture
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Worth the challenging hike

We met a bunch of cool local Japanese henro on the way out of this temple, which made our ability to navigate the forest trail far easier without speaking any Japanese. This is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We met a bunch of cool local Japanese henro on the way out of this temple, which made our ability to navigate the forest trail far easier without speaking any Japanese. This is a beautiful Temple, and definitely one of the more remote ones we've visited. People we met were all very friendly and willing to help us navigate.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Truly a phenomenal visit. The temple is located on a hill that does require you be able to walk a reasonable distance up and use stairs. My mother joined us and didn't have an issue with this, and there were quite a few older Japanese people visiting. The hike is invigorating but not difficult. Starting from the wooden entry gate... More 

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Matsuyama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Lots and lots of stairs up to the main temple, takes your breath away with the climb and again with the view once there. There is a very steep ladder to the uppermost part of the temple which is set into the cliff in a cave. Not for the faint hearted or those with short legs. Depending on when you... More 

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