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Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda

7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi 753-0081, Yamaguchi Prefecture
+81 83-922-2409
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Beautiful & Serene

I visited this pagoda nearly 30 years ago and it still looks the same. It was a rainy day so it was... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Melinda G
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Osaka, Japan
via mobile
Lovely view of pagoda & cherry blossom

I saw the picture of this pagoda while googling on attractions in Yamaguchi. It caught my attention... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
borntraveler001
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Singapore, Singapore
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7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi 753-0081, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I visited this pagoda nearly 30 years ago and it still looks the same. It was a rainy day so it was not crowded and it made the park seem more mysterious. It is said to be in the top three pagodas in Japan including...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I saw the picture of this pagoda while googling on attractions in Yamaguchi. It caught my attention and we decided to make a trip there. It’s a lovely place but we walked all the way there from the train station. Not recommended as there are...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I went there on a chilly wintry night. It was almost void of people. And the lit-up pagoda is simply gorgeous. Definitely worth a visit in the night. (Not sure about the day view as I was not there in the day.)

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Do yourself a favour by spending some time at this location. It has lots to offer a visitor who strolls in past its gates.

Thank NickinNagoya
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This was built in 15th century, and is one of the three major 5-storied pagodas in Japan. Though I came in torrential rain brought by Typhoon Talim, it was worth visiting.

Thank mktshmd92
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The wooden tower seriously and religiously stood there next to the garden and temple for years. It was a great picture.

Thank hugomember
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, I want to visit this place again but in different seasons. Not too far from Yamaguchi Station. It takes about 40 minutes for walking.

1  Thank ErdaNeeta
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I thought it was very pretty and I was surprised to learn that it had been moved from somewhere else to its present location.

Thank Finemind1st
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

It was tremendous experience about the Yamaguchi area, also very beautiful city with clam and quite... Nice temple with the small ponds

1  Thank Darshana E
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Had a nice day trip out to Yamaguchi, this was by far my favourite place in Japan, so peaceful and tranquil and well kept. There is a koi pond under the pagoda, the koi are huge!

Thank TillysTrips1
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