Rakanji Temple, Nakatsu

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  • Had a great visit here. December drizzle, low fog walking up the old path was incredible. We had some local acquaintances take us for a visit. Wife and others took the chairlift and my two teenage boy...  more »
  • We took the scenic bus tour and arrive the Rakanji Temple. Perfect in the autumn leave seasons and it is very quiet and peaceful.  more »
  • Is there significance to temple is located on a rocky climb primarily struggling under and lift, Rakan-ji Temple and to the top of the mountain further 2 station. Summit is a fee of 800 yen. First of all, finished down praying at Rakan-ji Temple Station. Rocky Road was made and had a temple in the back. Picture is the entrance and is written only with Hondo before. I felt it as a place that represents the difference between the world of it is there. I thought of having to climb up using a simple device that lifts a temple situated on this rock, thanks to its many visitors, standing in its place, feel the difficulty of the monks as a means of publicity right is not or. Free public parking alpine foothills of the mountains.
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  • Serene and simply stunning! We met with Eika HOKA, a nun whose father initiated the reconstruction of Rakanji Temple 48 years ago in 1969. Eita speaks English as she lived in Spain previously. She informed us that the original temple was burned down 74 years ago in 1943. A visit to the Murodō Cave to check out the 500 arahan (aka rakan or enlightened beings). According to Eita, the hundreds of buddha statues are originals. Wow! Psst! The cable chair return ride, at ¥700 per adult, is a must try. Once in the temple, pay another ¥300 per adult to go to the apex where one can pay respect to the golden standing Buddha and ring the bell two times for good tidings. Btw, the panoramic view of the distant mountains is awesome!
  • Nice view and culture
  • Walk and climb. Even lift will arrive soon. Takes about 15 minutes. Dripping with sweat, to mosquito attack. This is the practice. Make like precipice often startle and massaged it. I say crazy hit penalty. Their expressive statue waiting for you. Take no note taking pictures, but says. In the mind and not want to bring dirt in short. That the tongue because it is where the practice of Buddhism.
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  • Places you want to visit at least once and was hoping! Buddha's disciples Temple going 8-hour drive with his wife in a nutshell...... able to be projected as a wonderful time to spend. We could see many walk from lift me off after a long time, you will pay even paddle Observatory offers wonderful views. My wife is happy!
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  • Old's myriad of jizo and monument beside the ancient easier climb than the Buddha's disciples, but I feel the history. Can't afford every worship, was a body up the mountain. 500 is worth to visit garden of temple crest of Rakan's, kotaki, AOI, vantage point, there.
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