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Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple, Misasa-cho
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Climb up the cliff using a large chain and snake-like tree roots at Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple, an ancient religious training ground for ascetic monks since the early 700s. This Japanese national treasure will reward you with sweeping views of Mount Mitoku, a series of charming stone statues, a dancing deity, and a copper mirror showing images of gods. At the end of a steep, 900 m (2,952 ft) long hike across cascades falling over moss-covered boulders and massive slabs of rock, you will reach a wooden observation platform carved into a steep cliff. Only those with hiking boots or shoes with rugged soles will be allowed to climb. Bring water and gloves. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mitokusan Sanbutuji Temple by using our Misasa-cho vacation trip planner.
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  • 25, four days after the 10/21 (earthquake) was allowed to visit. Office visits before you contact us, politely received learn status. It has been blocked mountain passes to do was. It is a thing that has a crack in the Foundation of the Manjusri Hall (Rock). Just below the mountain to the temple and the treasure Hall was possible intrusiveness. Road conditions are not both closed Izumo / Tottori was a (now 10/25)
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  • Returning to Tokyo just 10 days. Yesterday's seismic intensity 6 lower Tottori earthquake was okay? Go to Tottori 10 days later... maybe the earthquakes come across the Jr back in the settop go back to decent. So the people that earthquakes occur in the region rather than "good" and said that their visit and visited it only 10 days in... locally and eating was indebted to damage is concerned. Need to visit here quite tough at the temple. The temple are designated national treasures. Of looking up from the bottom and... installing really like this? Wanting ever scene. Such a place, how you built this Dou? Is a highly specified mystery, Japan heritage so here is clearly saying, "extremely dangerous" Hall. From the advance lodging iruhashino "casula" Hill and kesari Hill... This alone is dangerous enough. Additionally this building... in humanly impossible. So sustained, vestiges of this remain in the country by Enno tried to build a the Dou Temple here is considered... maybe not a human, not alien footprints that he left here and there. Six purification and chanting was... visited the national treasure, I felt the danger was only here in Japan.
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  • Go up very much, do is a storm of excitement! My own image, the kesari Temple quilts or on different non-dangerous place or Hill Road is reasonably flat, hands down I thought. Hardest part other than a major road was fairly tough. Found out why is forbidden in person and shoes back checked. Immediately unplug hot trainer jacket is made in mid-October, and became a one t-shirt is sweaty. More hurried age people who pass each other, everyone's doing it, while I thought I was encouraging my. In time, I'm going to one hour moment, which was the case back in 40 minutes on the way back. Is way down compared to a lot of somewhat easier. Strongly recommended that water hydration bottles bought in vending at the entrance and climb. And we bought the gloves at the entrance, but then, I didn't have good 汚renakute! Grabbing tree roots climbing Saka, hands on the ground to take the balance, so dirty good hand. He went with a friend to give up in the middle and don't work anymore, but while encouraging cut managed to do. Did the friend says, good luck with that.
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