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Onjoji, Otsu
(4.3/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Admire views of the largest lake in the country, framed by the surrounding mountains and plant life, from Onjoji, one of the four largest temples in Japan. Enjoy wandering the peaceful grounds, admiring the picturesque historic structures, koi carp pond, and the site's impressive pagoda. Check out the temple's bell, which has been admired for its resonant sound in literature and lore since ancient times. During spring, you'll be treated to the spectacular bloom of the site's 1,500 cherry blossom trees. With our online itinerary creator, Otsu attractions like Onjoji can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Especially songs Hayakawa Ukiyo-e prints depicting the weight '' near' Jiang eight' ' of one Mitsui Bansho, beautiful sound of the bells is famous for. Walk the grounds for those who really vast and spacious. So I went to the cherry blossoms in spring is also famous like next time I come during cherry blossom season.
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  • Noticed and went to see the fall foliage lit up last year, but this year you can visit while, turns out I let pray also in the temple. And lit up three-storied pagoda as well as tourists percent and rose I'm not a Kyoto Temple seems to be crowded. Ben that was blowing the conch shell mascot character.
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  • I went to the fall started last year is the Mitsui-Dera Temple famous for cherry blossoms, lit. Plenty of buildings such as national treasures and important cultural properties are beautifully illuminated with autumn leaves, it was a fantastic atmosphere. You could spend a delicious Japanese-style confection was served in the restaurant, very good time.
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  • Onjoji is the head temple of the Tendai sect Temple in Otsu, Shiga, Japan. Mountain, long, eight views of OMI Mitsui Bansho
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  • Good views from the observation deck on the Kannon-do Temple, 44-Western is. When it's sunny Lake looks beautiful.
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  • Beautiful fall foliage. Intimate and inspirational sound of the Bell (^-^)
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  • Rurouni to Kenshin locations
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  • The great word!
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