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Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda

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Address: 7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi 753-0081, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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+81 83-922-2409

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The wooden tower seriously and religiously stood there next to the garden and temple for years. It was a great picture.

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The wooden tower seriously and religiously stood there next to the garden and temple for years. It was a great picture.

Thank hugomember
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, I want to visit this place again but in different seasons. Not too far from Yamaguchi Station. It takes about 40 minutes for walking.

Thank ErdaNeeta
Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I thought it was very pretty and I was surprised to learn that it had been moved from somewhere else to its present location.

Thank Finemind1st
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

It was tremendous experience about the Yamaguchi area, also very beautiful city with clam and quite... Nice temple with the small ponds

Thank DarshanaASD
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Had a nice day trip out to Yamaguchi, this was by far my favourite place in Japan, so peaceful and tranquil and well kept. There is a koi pond under the pagoda, the koi are huge!

Thank TillysTrips1
Seaton Delaval, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2015

An absolutely beautiful way to waste a few hours, amazing 500yr old shrine. Try the traditional Japanese noodle restaurant just down the road too.

Thank simon p
Tokyo, Japan
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The symbol of Yamaguchi city is a must visit attraction while visiting Yamaguchi. The majestic five storied pagoda amidst the tranquil surroundings is just picture perfect!

Thank hasanarif
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We arrived at Shin-Yamaguchi at 15:25 and saw the sign for the bus to the Pagoda. Waited for 20 minutes only to find out the bus wasn't due until 16:15! We weren't waiting for more time so we got a taxi to Pagoda (¥1030 for 8 min journey, expensive!) We got ice cream/sorbet from the shop on the corner opposite... More 

Thank ChloCasabi
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Went on an adventure and jumped on a train to yamaguchi! When we got off the train we saw a little yellow bus! We jumped on it! We ended up here and what a beautiful place it was! Not much around but it has a few Japanese restaurants and an ice cream shop and so on. Worth a visit as... More 

Thank Jack Q
山口市, 山口県
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Best color image with mountain green and beautiful wooden Pagoda is the best in Japan, compared with other Pagoda towers in Japan (Nara and Kyoto etc.)

Thank 仁保太郎

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