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Worth the climb for an oasis of peace.

Not the easiest of places to find, despite being on just about every tourist map, the long flights... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
petertaylor57
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Off the Beaten Path, but Worth Seeing. Start Trek Here.

If you're interested in a trek through the countryside, get yourself a copy of "The Northern... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
RichardBoise
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Boise, Idaho
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22 Oct 2018
“Worth the climb for an oasis of peace.”
4 Jul 2017
“Off the Beaten Path, but Worth Seeing. Start Trek Here.”
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392 Byakugojicho, Nara 630-8302, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Not the easiest of places to find, despite being on just about every tourist map, the long flights of stairs tend to put all but the hardy off. Apparently, Winter is the best time to see the Camellias for which the temple is famous. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank petertaylor57
Reviewed 5 July 2017

If you're interested in a trek through the countryside, get yourself a copy of "The Northern Extension of the Yamanobe no Michi" from Amazon and start at this temple or the nearby Fukuu-in ji temple. A day's hike on the Yamanobe no Michi trail is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RichardBoise
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Byakugō-ji is a Buddhist temple. Many of the wooden statues are from the Heian and Kamakura periods and the temple's five-coloured camellias make it a Prefectural Natural Monument of Japan. Recommended for history bluffs and trend-setters. This temple is a little far from Nara Center,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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