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Onsenji Temple

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Nice temple and peaceful

It takes about 200 steps to get to the temple but it is worth. You can see Gero on the tip view... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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170+ steps up 170+ steps down

But worth it! At the top you get the best view of Gero onsen town. A nice temple with a nice... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
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Jul 31, 2018
“Beautiful under a foot of snow”
May 25, 2018
“Nice view”
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680 Yunoshima, Gero 509-2207, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

We walked to this temple from Yunoshimakan after breakfast and a soak in the outdoor hot spring (with snow falling on our heads). The snow was so fresh that we could kick it up. The temple itself is nothing special when compared to others throughout...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

170 steps later, you are at temple that is quiet with view of Gero. Nice place for reflection and peace.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 808Sunshine
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We walked up there from our hotel which was like a 10-minuets walk. Fresh air, very calm and we were able to spot several Sakura trees. Love every bit of Gero and its nature.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Subiac0inni
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

It takes about 200 steps to get to the temple but it is worth. You can see Gero on the tip view when you reach the temple.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ChaicharnD
Reviewed February 21, 2017

But worth it! At the top you get the best view of Gero onsen town. A nice temple with a nice history. In the 1200s Gero had an earthquake which stopped the flow of onsen waters. Legend has it that a white stork led the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank DYA717
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Nice for a morning walk, it's a little quiet temple up some 100 stairs through a local cemetery area, or via an incline. There's a Kwan-in status facing Gero city and the river offering some nice views and photo background.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Calvin L
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

My schedule too loose. May be I move too fast. After finish 3spas (use the onsen pass), still have time before my train to Nagoya, pay a visit to this shine. Some nice Gero view, and thats all.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank hckok77
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Came here for a unqiue NYE countdown experience. At 1150pm, people can enter the temple to get blessings and souvenirs. Also we can line up to strike the giant bell with a log, quite cool

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed December 5, 2015

If you arrive in Gero before hotel check in at 3pm, this is a good way to spend the day. A 15 minutes walk from Gero Station through Gero town & up a side street. An easy walk up 173 steps & your soul feels...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank ceciliac455
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