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Address: 2-1-24 Wakaura Nishi, Wakayama 641-0024, Wakayama Prefecture
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Peacful and great view

The stairs and path are worth the trek to the temple, as it's a really serene place with a fantastic view. This is one of those places most that lots of people will probably... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matt B
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The stairs and path are worth the trek to the temple, as it's a really serene place with a fantastic view. This is one of those places most that lots of people will probably miss, but I suggest taking the time out to really explore Wakayama as it has many places like this that are really worth taking the time... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Very quiet.A spiritual buddhist temple.Although its has a long stairs.Must go and have a look.Its worth visiting.

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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

I have never seen a temple with steep, crude stone stairs like this one. Midway up, you feel you could fall backwards. Magnificent view at the top. Another one of the underrated tourist attractions you will find in Wakayama City, just 45' by train from Kansai Airport.

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