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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's a beautiful pagoda that can be seen in the background of the temple. Is close to another temple going up some stairs. You can't enter, just take pictures outside.
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  • It is in the fields of all of the photos made near the tori. I also have mine: o)! Gift
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  • We came by in the evening at the pagoda and had a beautiful sunset along with the pagoda, which bathed in the sunlight.
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