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Address: Nishimotomachi, Kokubunji 185-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
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Original site of a very historic temple

In an effort to unify the country in the 1400's the emperor of Japan ordered the construction of a number of National Temples (Koku (national) Bunji (temple), this is the site of... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2013
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

There is not much to see quite honestly. I live in this area and I often walk around the old historical area. Combine all the elements such as the temples Otaka No Michi and this area is very good. The ruins alone are not enough

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Reviewed 3 February 2013

In an effort to unify the country in the 1400's the emperor of Japan ordered the construction of a number of National Temples (Koku (national) Bunji (temple), this is the site of one of them. It is located about 1,000 meters west of the south exit to the Kokubunji Station on the Chuo Line. It is basically a flat walk... More 

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Reviewed 30 September 2012

It took us nearly 3 hours by automobile from the Kugenuma/Sagami coast on a Sunday afternoon. We were left with about one hour for the visit to the museum and to walk through the forest and along the waterway (aqueduct) that runs around the perimenter of the temple ruins. There was a cool breeze all afternoon with adequate shade that... More 

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