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This temple is known for its fire ritual, which is performed several times a day. Visitors wishing to know their fortunes can purchase paper oracles from vending machines located on the grounds or pay a visit to one of the local soothsayers.
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This is a very nice temple... you will enjoy the serenity of the place. It is also calm and quiet. The garden landscape is very beautiful. You can also enjoy the Cherry Blossom trees there. This is a must visit in Japan. You can enjoy...More
I’m not a Buddhist, but I do respect the monk Kukai as a scholar. He was one of several Japanese men who went to Xi’an to learn Chinese language and trained to be a Buddhist monk. When he returned to Japan, he established Shingonshu Buddhism.
Make sure you go early before the crowds get there. It is such a very holy and tranquil site. The best part is behind the entire temple, there is the most magnificent Japanese garden park that is a must visit as well. I sat there...More
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The hotel Richmond is very nice and close. Just a short walk to the Naritasan Hhinsho-ji Temple and just an escalator ride from the train station. I usually stay at the Toyoko-Inn and take the shuttle to both the Temple and... More
The hotel Richmond is very nice and close. Just a short walk to the Naritasan Hhinsho-ji Temple and just an escalator ride from the train station. I usually stay at the Toyoko-Inn and take the shuttle to both the Temple and train but with the fist AM train the Richmond is a much better choice. There are several other hotels within a couple of blocks of the Richmond, but I like it more.