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Yakuriji

4.4/5
18 Reviews
Temple
Liked by 3
Open Open from 7:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: 3416 Murecho Mure, Takamatsu, Kagawa 761-0121日本
Official website: http://www.yakuriji.jp/
Phone: +81-87-8459603

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Pakuri Temple is located on the mountainside of the seaside next to Yashima. Compared with the noisy big scenic spots, it is relatively clean. It shows that it was built by Japanese monks in the Tang Dynasty when they returned from the country. It is also considered to have a long history. The mountain peaks backed by the sea are extremely scenic. A good place, overlooking the city, looking out over the Seto Islands, up the mountain, you can choose a trail or the Yakuri cable car, it is recommended that the trail is not far away~

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  • timbarrable
    timbarrable
    Bunbury, Western Australia
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    A Gem Off The Tourist Track

    A gem of a Temple (& Shrine) off the beaten track near Takamatsu in Kagawa. Accessible via the Kotoden Electric Railway its well worth a visit for it's giant Getas and its syncretic Temple/Shrine comp...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582557465000+0800)/
  • Lara N
    Lara N
    Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture
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    Fascinating Blend of Religions

    Yakuri is unusual because it is laid out as an X that can be approached two ways: from one direction you enter a Shinto shrine, and from the other, you enter a Buddhist temple. Take time to explore th...

    Reviewed on /Date(1511454953000+0800)/
  • Foodiekingcat
    Foodiekingcat
    Vancouver, British Columbia
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    My oasis

    I go to Yakuriji every time I'm in the area. I like to climb the mountain from the back road. As you go up the hill, temperature drops and air changes. Feels pretty good!

    Reviewed on /Date(1434107634000+0800)/
  • David B
    David B
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    Hidden gem

    Pretty much unknown from tourists, Yakuri-ji is one of those great small temples hidden in nature and in the mountains. A must-see in Takamatsu.

    Reviewed on /Date(1404135338000+0800)/

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Introduction

The temple is found on the mountainside of Wujian Mountain on the opposite side of the island. The hill shows the appearance of a hilt that protrudes from a sword and is described by the locals as a mysterious place. The scenery is very beautiful and the interior of the classical architecture is also very stylish. Because of the worship of the Tianzun who can bless business, it is well known and has many believers.
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