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Gojuno To, Hatsukaichi

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Take in the dramatic angles of Gojuno To, a red-lacquered, five-story pagoda perched on a hilltop. Built in the early 15th century, the structure represents a picturesque example of traditional Japanese architecture--including the position of the rafters and decorative caps on the railings. You can also see some Chinese influence, in the rafter tails and pillars supporting the eaves. Standing at 27.6 m (90.5 ft), its impressive stature is visible all over the town, and said to be one of only five of its kind in the country. You'll need to climb some steps to reach its base, and those with mobility issues may find this a challenge. Before you head to Hatsukaichi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hatsukaichi trip generator, to make sure you see all that Hatsukaichi has to offer, including Gojuno To.
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  • It is also the views of the Machiya Street was pagoda was built in 1407, and say the arch roof and Red is impressive this airy feel and match the Itsukushima Shrine, there are pictures from the Itsukushima Shrine is the former main street. In addition, grace towers emerges faintly lit up at night and a fantastic atmosphere, different from the daytime.
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  • Great looking pagoda which you can walk around the edge of for free. Easy to get to and not far from the ferry terminal.  more »
  • Miyajima tourist and more or less saw five-storied pagoda. Is a little climb up the stairs and I went. From near and powerful and in vivid orange-red, it was beautiful. But cannot see inside.
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