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Kaikoji Temple

2-7-12 Hiyoshicho, Sakata 998-0037, Yamagata Prefecture
+81 234-22-4264
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Very unique experience

I understand that there are very few places in Japan (and in the world) where you can stand in the... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Isy73
,
Belmont, Massachusetts
An interesting place to visit

Home to Buddhist mummies it is a fascinating place to visit and delve into the rich regional... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Dale B
,
Nikko, Japan
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
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4 Jan 2017
“Very unique experience”
28 Mar 2016
“An interesting place to visit”
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2-7-12 Hiyoshicho, Sakata 998-0037, Yamagata Prefecture
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+81 234-22-4264
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I understand that there are very few places in Japan (and in the world) where you can stand in the presence of a "living mummy" so this was truly a unique experience. Very touching.

Thank Isy73
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Home to Buddhist mummies it is a fascinating place to visit and delve into the rich regional culture.

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 12 September 2015

small temple but well worth the visit. It was a pleasant short stop on the way back from Tohoku back to Tokyo

Thank johntaro
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This temple is small but well-worth the time to find it and visit. There are two mummies here. At first I found it spooky but the more I learned the more I found them fascinating. DO your research on Japanese mummies before you go here...More

1  Thank YoroNikki
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