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1-83 Sowamachi, Takayama 506-0007, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The temple is good but I loved this place mainly for its huge and wonderful 1200 year old Ginkgo tree. Such character

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BattyBebington
Reviewed 5 days ago

Note a great deal to see but worth a visit if youre nearby. The old ginkgo tree is particularly impressive being over 1200 years old

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by mid afternoon on the way back to our hotel. It was super quiet with no other tourists there. English on all the signs and the 1200 year old tree was very cool. It was much more relaxing visiting this temple as I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kottaway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped by to see this little temple in the rain. Not a lot to see other than the famous huge Ginko tree.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ECWorld
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Close to the station, this is a neat temple and pagoda with a huge 1200 year old Ginko tree. Worth walking through while in town, allow about five or ten minutes

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stan C
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The temple and shrine pale when compared to the amazing ones in Kyoto, Tokyo, etc.. That said, go see it anyways - it is between the JR train station and historic district, so is on your way. The amazing thing to see is the 1200...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Monty S
Reviewed July 14, 2018

I was very lucky to meet an Australian with a book that she was getting signed. I asked her about it and got my own Temple book that I had stamped while I was traveling in Japan. It was FUN and made for a great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 101FUNtravel
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

You can't really miss this as it has a 3 storey pagoda here. It is worth a visit as it has a really old ginko tree on site too. Very quiet in the morning so great time to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a good example of a temple. There is a lovely pagoda as well as the temple and also a ginkgo tree which is 1200 years old. A small site but interesting

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 223bernies
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited this temple in the early hours of the morning and it was very peaceful. Not many people around and if you are driving, you can drive your car into the compound without needing to find parking space. The pagoda was picturesque with snow surrounding...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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