Rakanji Temple, Nakatsu

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  • I visited with a lift once again. So quickly that it often during. That is when the last from the bottom is not. Plenty of jizo are enshrined in the temple was built on the mountain. Bokeh bought incense there and block better, have now both my mother and my aunt and worshipped hard, but immediate doesn't seem (lol) with good views from the perch will know if you went and the yabakei location.
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  • I stopped by on the way to the Blue Grotto from the eight scenes of a glance. Prominently located halfway up the mountain from far away places this temple is found soon. Stopover at the Summit to lift from the foot of the first visit to go to the Summit. You must walk trail at Rakan-ji Temple Station lifts off (it is up). Beyond the rock caves and prohibited. Photos of where the Cup but was bearable. And the head temple of the Buddha's disciples Temple of national dignity and sense. The shrine also lifts to the Summit. It was very beautiful views from here. At the foot was equipped with free parking.
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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 »
  • 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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