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鑁阿寺・足利氏館跡 [足利] Bannaji / Ashikaga-shi Yakata-ato (Ashikaga)

Bannaji was originally the site of a fortified residence of the Ashikaga clan built in the... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
ART196
calming place

Amazed at the place because I heard that it's already old and it's still well preserved. Love the... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
duchesslada
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21 Oct 2018
“Ashikaga heritage site”
16 May 2017
“Very special temple”
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2220 Ietomicho, Ashikaga 326-0803, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Being an ancient samurai castle this is a true marvel of Japanese culture and heritage. Beautiful and tranquil.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Historic temple in very original and pretty surroundings in the centre of the old town. Do not miss it in you go to Ashikaga.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 2miaou2016
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This place was a house of Sho-gun Ashikaga, and he built this temple in 1196. The main temple is national treasure. You can see two big guards inside main gate building (Ni Oh sama). Right one is "A" and left side is "UN", those are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Hiro_S_12
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Bannaji was originally the site of a fortified residence of the Ashikaga clan built in the mid-twelfth century, this is why to this day the temple is surrounded by a moat. In 1196 the family temple was established on the site and this eventually evolved...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Amazed at the place because I heard that it's already old and it's still well preserved. Love the place because it's so calming.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank duchesslada
Reviewed 9 May 2015

This temple originally built in 1189 has burned several times and been rebuilt, the most recent rebuilding was 694 years ago so do not fuss because it is not the original. It is classed by the Japanese Government as a National Treasure, and it is....More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Ted C
Reviewed 23 September 2014

A nice weather for visiting this wonderfully and historic old temples of the Ashikaga Clan. From Ashikaga station, it is a 10-15 minutes walk. There were some construction going on, but did not intrude too much on main area where the temples and the great...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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