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Tranquil setting, historically incredible, just stunning

We stumbled upon this huge temple complex in August. It was almost deserted being so hot and a... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2014
Jacqui M
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Osaka, Japan
Stunning Temple Surrounded by Beautiful Sakura

With a morning free in Wakayama, I decided to head to Kokawadera Temple after being recommended by... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
genkin86
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Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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31 Mar 2018
“Stunning Temple Surrounded by Beautiful Sakura”
13 Nov 2014
“Tranquil setting, historically incredible, just stunning”
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

With a morning free in Wakayama, I decided to head to Kokawadera Temple after being recommended by some local Japanese friends. It's a 40 minute drive out of central Wakayama (or 30mins by train to Kokawa Station plus a 15min walk), but definitely well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2014

We stumbled upon this huge temple complex in August. It was almost deserted being so hot and a weekday. But we were able to wander around freely and explore to our hearts content. What struck me most was how carefully preserved all the buildings and...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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