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Real Gem!

I decided to visit this place for the Hill of Buddha. This is one of Tadao Ando's masterpiece... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Found by accident

We were two couples travelling to a small ski resort close by when we say the heads on the bus on... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

We were two couples travelling to a small ski resort close by when we say the heads on the bus on the way. After a few minutes at the snow park and realising the sleds were very small and designed for children we deciding to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful, appealing, both in summer and winter! The Hill of the Buddha ( by Tadao Ando) plus the Moai statues are wonderful. There is also a Stonehenge replica.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ursula_ruh
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place on a bright Monday morning and very pleased we did. What a random thing but very beautiful and grand. Couldn’t understand any of the whys or what’s about the place as it’s pretty much all in Japanese but it was free...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

If you have a chance to Sapporo, recommend to visit here or " Hill of the Buddha by Tadao Ando W it's the same place. There's a Giant Buddha inside a small hill

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Prachai L
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Our objective to visit this cemetery/memorial park is to experience Tadao Ando’s architectural inspiration. Completely humbled by the experience and the way Ando planned the theatrical entrance and the genius design of the Buddha half hidden under the lavender field. It pays homage to Hokkaido...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

I decided to visit this place for the Hill of Buddha. This is one of Tadao Ando's masterpiece sitting on a huge site with a hill of lavenders surrounding the Buddha. A magnificent reflection pool was set at its entrance. The cemetery was nowhere in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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