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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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  • Climb the long stairs from Quaternary kimiidera station Jr. Moment came out the gate, the long stone steps are slightly and chatter will. Climb to the top opens up great vistas. Is the gilded statue of senjyukannonbosatsu during Mido. To be blessings.
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  • Have come so many times... Word of mouth also has each time, description is not needed this time. Still, the staff of the new Hall women... always in a friendly, courteous, smiling for! Feeling nice Hey... someone diffident hobby photography... "how much shooting can" of gives peace of mind to know!--. I also only one front tend to refrain from. We have 11 m height but not in the viewfinder quite well--.
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  • Scenic to visit this time because it had never been lived in local Wakayama was impressed. Temple was splendid, admission fee was reasonable. Want to visit the cherry blossom season.
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