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Dokutsukannon

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Something different!

There are about 36 Kannon statues in different postures inside this long man made cave. It must... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HotEarth
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Melbourne, Australia
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Very Unique Place

Please get bus time table & information about Kannonyama area from visitor center prior to visiting... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
cooblue
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Singapore, Singapore
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1 week ago
“Something different!”
14 Dec 2017
“The Kannon is the Goddess of mercy”
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Ishiharamachi, Takasaki 370-0864, Gunma Prefecture
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Please get bus time table & information about Kannonyama area from visitor center prior to visiting as bus is not frequent so please plan timing well to catch bus back to Takasaki station. We took Bus no. 8 from Takasaki station West Exit & alight...More

1  Thank cooblue
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

I found Takasaki in general a bit hard to get around since there weren’t many buses, but luckily the drivers are nice and will show you when to get off. A good place to visit even if it rains, and it’s in walking distance from...More

2  Thank Maria T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are about 36 Kannon statues in different postures inside this long man made cave. It must have taken a lot of labour to dig out this cave during the turn of the last century. Not all the statues have English descriptive plaques. Overall, it...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

When you visit here that is scary feeling. It's a cold. Becouse our country are everywhere live God in everywhere. If you want to fare feeling something that are recommend here so when you go out you have with somebody. That is God or someone...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Please get bus time table & information about Kannonyama area from visitor center prior to visiting as bus is not frequent so please plan timing well to catch bus back to Takasaki station. We took Bus no. 8 from Takasaki station West Exit & alight...More

1  Thank cooblue
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I found Takasaki in general a bit hard to get around since there weren’t many buses, but luckily the drivers are nice and will show you when to get off. A good place to visit even if it rains, and it’s in walking distance from...More

2  Thank Maria T
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Thanks to the excellent bus system in Gunma, Takasaki, this was easy to get to. The caves and Buddha statues were very impressive. It was a short walk but interesting nonetheless. It is also pretty close to other sightseeing areas and an onsen.

1  Thank Natasha D
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