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Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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美しい建築 beautiful and impressive five story wooden tower!

山口市は静かな街。県庁所在地とは思えないほど小さな盆地。その一角に国宝の五重の塔ごあるとは思いもしなかった。この街の歴史を紐解くと納得する。大内氏の栄華を感じる。Yamaguchi city is... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
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Beautiful & Serene

I visited this pagoda nearly 30 years ago and it still looks the same. It was a rainy day so it was... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Osaka, Japan
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7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi 753-0081, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

山口市は静かな街。県庁所在地とは思えないほど小さな盆地。その一角に国宝の五重の塔ごあるとは思いもしなかった。この街の歴史を紐解くと納得する。大内氏の栄華を感じる。Yamaguchi city is a quiet city. This city is a capital of this prefecture and it is in the center of basin surrounded by not tall mountains. This is a national treasure because this city has long history by the Ofuchi family. The Ouchies was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited this pagoda nearly 30 years ago and it still looks the same. It was a rainy day so it was not crowded and it made the park seem more mysterious. It is said to be in the top three pagodas in Japan including...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

I saw the picture of this pagoda while googling on attractions in Yamaguchi. It caught my attention and we decided to make a trip there. It’s a lovely place but we walked all the way there from the train station. Not recommended as there are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

I went there on a chilly wintry night. It was almost void of people. And the lit-up pagoda is simply gorgeous. Definitely worth a visit in the night. (Not sure about the day view as I was not there in the day.)

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Do yourself a favour by spending some time at this location. It has lots to offer a visitor who strolls in past its gates.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank NickinNagoya
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

This was built in 15th century, and is one of the three major 5-storied pagodas in Japan. Though I came in torrential rain brought by Typhoon Talim, it was worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

The wooden tower seriously and religiously stood there next to the garden and temple for years. It was a great picture.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank hugomember
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, I want to visit this place again but in different seasons. Not too far from Yamaguchi Station. It takes about 40 minutes for walking.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ErdaNeeta
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I thought it was very pretty and I was surprised to learn that it had been moved from somewhere else to its present location.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Finemind1st
Reviewed June 30, 2016

It was tremendous experience about the Yamaguchi area, also very beautiful city with clam and quite... Nice temple with the small ponds

Date of experience: June 2016
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