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Kongoji Temple (Takahata Fudoson)

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Address: 733 Takahata, Hino 191-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
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Peaceful and charming place west of Tokyo

Temple figuring a statue of Hijikata Toshizou and dressed by the flowers of the adjacent hill. Climbing this hill will reward you with a panoramic view of West-Tokyo and the... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
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Brentwood, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Takahata-fudo is a Buddhist temple of Shingon sect, We visited the temple to attend a yagya fire ceremony that the monks at the temple do. Many people were dressed in traditional clothes and it was more personal as this was not so much of a tourist temple. Takahata-fudo temple was founded in the late 9th century by Priest En'nin according... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Temple figuring a statue of Hijikata Toshizou and dressed by the flowers of the adjacent hill. Climbing this hill will reward you with a panoramic view of West-Tokyo and the skyline of the city-center.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

With the hydrangeas blooming all over the place, it is a nice place to visit. The temple building and the pagoda are very pretty.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Very beatifull buildings and temples. The area is very nice for a long walk as well on the hill. You are getting a very good idea of the culture that this countty has.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Conveniently located near the Takahata-fudo Station. Temple ground is accessible but going up a slope. Some assistance may be required for wheelchair users.

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