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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. Put Kimiidera Temple at the forefront of your travel plans using our Wakayama vacation generator.
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  • Went to Mitsui water of spring water in your environment (clean water, sallow water, kisshoin water), spring itself is unusually high or low water, and the lid, see water in the somewhat disappointing. You could enjoy the climb, climb the steep stone steps to the main hall, but have various small shrines in the middle. As well as landscape views of 11 m-high statue of senjyukannonbosatsu and Waka with gilded beams in the main hall of the temple while staking a compact filled with fun.
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  • Exactly cherry in full bloom, in the morning came. Cherry smell there was for the first time. That was beautifully lit up at night, nice clean morning air. Temple red to pink sky. You can watch at any time.
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  • Fudasho variant thirty-three's on weekdays, from in front of souvenir shops are all was closed, such as coin-operated parking only. Main building and climbed the stairs, specimen trees. Daffodils bloom in some places of the stone. Want to visit at the time of cherry blossoms.
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