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Rurikoji Temple, Yamaguchi

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Where to stay in Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi doesn't offer a wide variety of lodging options, but you can still find some acceptable hotels in the city, especially near Shin-Yamaguchi station. There, choose from a number of Western-style chain hotels, as opposed to traditional "ryokan" guesthouses. There are also a few business hotels and a local hostel in the city. For more diversity, look to the nearby city of Yuda Onsen.
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  • This is one of our family's favorite spots in Yamaguchi Prefecture. In fact, we come here each March to take a family portrait in front of the pagoda and pond. The temple itself is lovely and staffed ...  more »
  • Free, so be a sport and buy some incense or something to support this bastion of extreme beauty. Pagoda is lit up until midnight.  more »
  • We came here last autumn and came back for "hanami" or Cherry Blossom viewing. We loved our visit because you could really appreciate the beauty of the pagoda and sakura without the people obstructing...  more »
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  • This is a world heritage temple. The landscape and the garden was beautiful.
  • Beautiful temple. Popular for locals and tourists.
  • Lovely piece of history. Bring your sketchbook and watercolors and sit with the peace and tranquility of the pagoda and surrounding gardens.
  • Wonderful
  • 五重塔が👍