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The size is its attraction

Easy parking and then a short walk. When you take the path along the road you have to climb some... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Stephan1954
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Amazing & Great to See Byakui Kannon!

This is an amazing place where u could climb up to the shoulder of the Kannon & have a magificent... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
cooblue
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Singapore, Singapore
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2710-1 Ishiharamachi, Takasaki 370-0864, Gunma Prefecture
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Being just a 10 min bus ride and cheap, this is well worth a visit! No need to pay to enter the area. Lots of great spots for photos. Easy walk around for all abilities. Don’t hesitate to go here!!

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

A wonderful day in Takasaki. You catch #8 bus from the JR station and it takes you up a winding road to the statue. We were also lucky to experience the Autumn colours on the hills nearby. For 300 yen each, we climbed up to...More

3  Thank Alan B
Reviewed October 29, 2017

You can see Takasaki city in front of top of Kannonyama mountain in all season. But this best season is cherry blossoms in spring. Ohanami(drink with under the cherry) is most popular Japanese event. Your Otyoko(Japan Sake cup) full Sake and cherry blossom dropping your...More

Thank soba43yssax
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Walked from takasaki station and back, about 1 hour each way. Pretty straight forward directions, if you stood at the station and faced the statue direction there are 2 bridges that cross the river, I went over the left one and came back the right...More

1  Thank Andrew I
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Easy parking and then a short walk. When you take the path along the road you have to climb some steps, but in return you get a much better view of the statue. We climbed the statue and the view is worth it. Nothing special,...More

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed May 7, 2017

You need to take the bus from the train station. You will recognise after 30 minutes that you are at the top of the mountain and can see her head. She is of course bigger than life. Get off the bus when most everyone else...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This is an amazing place where u could climb up to the shoulder of the Kannon & have a magificent view of Takasaki city! We walked all the way from Dokutsu Kannon & it's like walking in the forest, pass by lots of beautiful red...More

1  Thank cooblue
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to walk around for about an hour. We went at the end of the Sakura season. Still very pretty and we saw Sakura petals all over the floor! Not crowded at all either ! The buses there are really infrequent and when our...More

Thank Shirin S
Reviewed January 11, 2017

When you enter the city of Takasaki, you can see this magnificent site as iconic for this humble city. Made for the buddhist goddess of mercy Kannon, this statue stands high on its mountain. When I lived in Takasaki, I would visit this place often...More

Thank Felice R
Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a 25 min ride from Takasaki train station Bus No. 8 from the west exit (200 Yen per person each way). I posted a picture of the information (includes outbound and return bus times) that I received from the tourist information which is...More

3  Thank Pugwash1968
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