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Address: 4-29 Somebacho, Masuda 698-0011, Shimane Prefecture
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Old Small Temple with an Impressive Painting.

Bus to Ikooji leaves from Masuda Station and costs 160 yen. The journey takes 7 minutes. We caught the bus opposite the Masuda Grand Toit Art Gallery after having visited the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2013
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

Bus to Ikooji leaves from Masuda Station and costs 160 yen. The journey takes 7 minutes. We caught the bus opposite the Masuda Grand Toit Art Gallery after having visited the Masuda Sunday Market. Trip from here takes 5 minutes. Cost is the same at 160 yen. Ikooji is at the end of the bus route. Ikooji is an old,... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2012

Ikou-ji temple is a quiet place apart from the center of Masuda. Entering into the main building, I fully enjoyed the atmosphere of Buddhism building of middle age and its simplicity. They have a typical zen-style garden built by Sessyuu, a famous Buddhism priest-painter of 15th century. It was just quiet, but a cherry blossom which is the sole brightness... More 

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