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Kimiidera Temple, Wakayama

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Religious Site
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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  •  Speaking of Wakayama cherry blossom here. In the standard tree, yesterday observed in full bloom. Gave up when the morning was rainy, kimiidera station arrived. Climb the long stairs, to the ground. Cherry wet weather it was quaint. We enjoyed views of cherry blossoms in full bloom and overwhelmed by the statue of Kannon Bodhisattva in the new Hall, wooden Japan's largest, climbed on the 3rd floor (100 yen), covering the environment, op.
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  • Kyoto tourists many too slowly not enjoying seeing cherry blossom (ToT) and people who quite recommended. You can enjoy the cherry blossoms in full bloom, your heart's content!! is perfectly suited for the venerable temple with a beautiful cherry blossoms. Come visit also overwhelmingly pious locals. In the hustle and bustle of enjoying seeing cherry blossom, felt quiet and solemn prayer space.
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  • 今年由於日本偏冷 櫻花算是晚開 今天去非常的剛好,櫻花滿開 非常漂亮,尤其是這幾天剛好下雨 把灰塵洗得很乾淨 運氣真的不錯  more »