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A tough but awesome day

I approached the climb up Mt Hiei from the Kirarazaka. There is very little written anywhere about... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
Billy C
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

I approached the climb up Mt Hiei from the Kirarazaka. There is very little written anywhere about walking up Mt Hiei, let alone this approach. MOst people take the Sakamoto cable car up the hill. But I wanted to experience what the Tendai monks would...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
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