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Address: 1046 Kanbayashi, Soja 719-1123, Okayama Prefecture
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Literally an “outstanding” site/sight, but the “understanding” of its significance calls for some historical knowledge

The solitary existence of this five-storey pagoda in the midst of flowering field is quite a photogenic sight, and it attracts many local photographers. Visitors to Japan, who... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 May 2015
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

The solitary existence of this five-storey pagoda in the midst of flowering field is quite a photogenic sight, and it attracts many local photographers. Visitors to Japan, who have seen impressive Buddhist temple complexes in Kyoto or Nara, may wonder why this pagoda is standing alone in the middle of “(touristic) nowhere.” A clue to this puzzle is found in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

A bit off the beaten path for most tourists, but an important site for locals. There is a lot of history in this area!

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