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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Sakurai

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Historical Places in Sakurai

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    Omiwa Shrine , Sakurai
    Explore one of the oldest Shinto shrines in the land, Omiwa Shrine--notable for its lack of sacred images or objects, it honors the mountain
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    Hase-dera Temple , Sakurai
    Inspect the 11-headed, gilded wooden statue of the goddess Kannon at Hase-dera Temple. One of the largest in Japan, and reputedly carved in 7
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    Byodoin , Uji
    With a history spanning over a thousand years, Byodoin serves devotees of the Pure Land Buddhism sect. The temple and its garden date back to
    Tours from $80
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    Ishibutai Tomb , Asuka-mura
    Behold the megalithic, ancient grave site of Ishibutai Tomb, believed to date back to the Asuka period (592-710 CE), and the burial site of S
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    Koyasan Danjo Garan , Koya-cho
    Head to Koyasan Danjo Garan for a peaceful atmosphere in the midst of tall shady trees. Established in 816 CE, the shrine features about 20 t
    Tours from $216
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