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Address: 18 Raikyujicho, Takahashi 716-0016, Okayama Prefecture
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Worth visiting if you are in Takahashi

There are two adjoining temples located about 1/2 K west of the train station. Like many Zen temples in the pre-Tokugawa era they served a dual function as an outer line of... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2013
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quaint temple with a small Japanese garden, worth taking a quick look when you are in the area and close to the other touristy spots.

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The temple is in the old part of Takahashi and is well preserved. The inside of the temple is well done, but the garden is very nice. It is a dry garden designed by the "legendary" Enshu Korbori.

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Reviewed 17 May 2013

There are two adjoining temples located about 1/2 K west of the train station. Like many Zen temples in the pre-Tokugawa era they served a dual function as an outer line of defense for the daimyo's residence and the mountain top castle at Bicchu Matsuyama. Presently they are religious institutions only and while not extra special as Zen sect temples... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2012

A nice bell, interesting windows, but not that exciting. If you are in town, it's very close to the few other things to see in town.

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