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Some great historic temple buildings and beautiful red leaves

The temple was built in 827AD by one of the disciples of the great Kobo-daishi. The main hall of... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Peter C
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Hong Kong, China
The Big Dipper temple

I went to Kanshinji the other day. Apparently it's the only place in Japan to have the hoshizuka... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
eaegner
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Kumamoto, Japan
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16 Nov 2017
“Some great historic temple buildings and beautiful red leaves”
9 Sep 2016
“The Big Dipper temple”
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

The temple was built in 827AD by one of the disciples of the great Kobo-daishi. The main hall of the temple (Kondo) is designated a national treasure and there are other historic sites within the compound, like the tomb of Emperor Gomurakami. There is also...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

I went to Kanshinji the other day. Apparently it's the only place in Japan to have the hoshizuka ("star mounds") in the shape of the Big Dipper. A woman at the front was really helpful and gave me lots of information about the history and...More

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