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Address: 660 Unto, Minamiuonuma 949-6542 , Niigata Prefecture
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Took my 3 kids here one day, searching some peace and calm, a reprieve from jibber jabbing and requests for electronics. Stepped through the entrance gate and I was dwarfed by... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2014
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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The place is very quiet and beautiful. Not so big so you can cover within 1 hour. If you are not a fan of temples you might find it boring

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Niigata Prefecture, Japan
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Untoan is just off a back road at the foot of the local mountains. It is a lovely spot and the temple blends in well. An imposing wooden gate with fierce looking guardians, a paved entrance path through some tall trees. The temple itself is quiet and lovingly looked after. It has strong links to the history of the region.... More 

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Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Took my 3 kids here one day, searching some peace and calm, a reprieve from jibber jabbing and requests for electronics. Stepped through the entrance gate and I was dwarfed by ancient trees, fresh air and a good excuse to zone out. Magnificent setting at the base of a mountain, cool haven in the summer heat and from what we... More 

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