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Mitaki Temple

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411 Mitakiyama, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0805, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Add time to your Hiroshima visit for at least a half-day at this enchanting temple. It is definitely worth a visit in any season, but it is especially beautiful in autumn when the leaves have turned. It was crowded on a gloriously sunny day in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hfot2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After three stops on Kabe line from Shin Hiroshima by crossing the river to Mitaki station, it is a short walk up hill to the first series of temples. It was 11:30 and the guy at shuinshan koshion temple. It was just setting up tables....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank OwenL1688
Reviewed May 21, 2019

A must see for art and nature lovers. The temple is located on the slope of a mountain just outside Hiroshima. You can get there in 20-50 minutes depending on the location of your hotel. Starting from the Mitaki JR Station: exit the station and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Silver325
Reviewed May 9, 2019

Built into the side of a hill, the temple and grounds are beautiful. There a streams and waterfalls as you walk up. The foliage is beautiful any time of year. And as a treat, there is a charming teahouse overlooking a beautiful koi pond where...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Just wow! This is a hidden gem! Away from crowds. Had a very special afternoon here, walking through the woods and siting quietly to enjoy the place. Amazing.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Thomas A
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This not-so-well known treasure is an 8-minute train ride on the JR Kabe line (third stop from Hiroshima station). It's a modest walk up-hill, but the beauty and uncrowded serenity of the place is hard to describe adequately. Don't miss the waterfalls as you work...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank hamvestor
Reviewed April 9, 2019

Like so much of Japan the style and serenity are half the beauty Craftsmanship is to be admired especially if you aren’t familiar with this style This was in the early part of our first visit to Japan so we were mesmerised but now after...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank peter b
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Had a really special trip here. It was truly peaceful as there was almost no one else here in the entire time we were here. Of the *many* temples and shrines we visited in Japan this was the most special in terms of a spiritual...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IanS4790
Reviewed February 20, 2019

This was my favorite temple in the Hiroshima area, because the surrounding area is so beautiful and lush, as well as housing several temples and waterfalls, all walking distance from the city. It is a real gem hidden in the mountain. There are also great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Alex B
Reviewed February 20, 2019

It took quite some stamina to arrive to this temple. However, I think it was very worth it because it is in an area full of greenery. Also, there are a few waterfalls nearby, which I thought was really nice. At this temple, there is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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khoa397
July 25, 2017|
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Response from 2dudleyw | Reviewed this property |
I agree that between one and two hours would be good. If you are concerned about how to get there by public transport, I suggest that you take a taxi and ask the driver to return to collect you at a given time. Don't short... More
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MattJ181
April 8, 2017|
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Response from BUGGEDEBUGGER | Reviewed this property |
The hiking route might be closed at 03:00 PM (15:00), perhaps to deter hikers to miss the temple gate closure time which is at 05:00 PM (17:00).
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