Kimiidera Temple, Wakayama

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Climb 231 steps to the panoramic vista that awaits at Kimiidera Temple. Founded in the eighth century by a Chinese priest named Iko, the site served as a training facility for over 500 monks at a time during the Kamakura period. Among the visually impressive, red lacquered structures in the complex, you can see the temple's main deity, Kannon (the goddess of mercy), through a circular window. The site is also famous for its early-flowering cherry blossoms, around 500 of them, which bloom in the spring and make for an excellent photo opportunity. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Wakayama holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kimiidera Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Here is a specimen tree in Wakayama Japan Meteorological Agency. And of saigoku 33 Kannon pilgrimage second temple. Charm hill climbing and the sea is seen, the scenery is breathtaking. Continue up the stairs from the main hall side is also good!
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  • It is not expensive to take a bus to a temple that is charged, after the entrance, to walk a long staircase to the temple, temples and other similar, but more than the color is a very high hand-tone, and from the high Hegeshan is also Aleppo beauty.
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  • Kimiidera temple gate appears on the stairs and enter! Looking up from here, and be overwhelmed by steep stairs. To climb the stairs to disconnect, clean and pleasant. So the shrine to pray and get blessings. Rainy day note down!
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