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Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple

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Peaceful and charming place west of Tokyo

Temple figuring a statue of Hijikata Toshizou and dressed by the flowers of the adjacent hill... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Chris V
Antwerp, Belgium
quiet and pretty

With the hydrangeas blooming all over the place, it is a nice place to visit. The temple building... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
Kasia Z
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5 Jul 2018
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24 May 2018
“Wonderful first day In Japan”
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733 Takahata, Hino 191-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-591-0032
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem, I would highly recommend going around the area. And to the high view points, where you can get beautiful views of the shrines

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

While chatting through texts with a local friend after our first night in town, he suggested the Takahatafudo temple, just a 15 minute bus ride from our location. After arriving we were both simply amazed at the craftsmanship in the woodwork on the gate. After...More

Thank WilliamC1402
Reviewed 16 April 2018

A most beautiful Buddhist temple that captures a stillness and calmness that is hard to describe. A short walking distance from the train station and a must do inf in Tama. The grounds are large and with each turn more beauty unfolds, all set in...More

Thank tneldner
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is not a very high traffic area so it is wonderful to stroll the grounds and catch the plum or cherry blossoms in bloom. If you are lucky and come on a Sunday when there is both a service and a shrine sale going...More

Thank Prepcook
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Takahata-fudo is a Buddhist temple of Shingon sect, We visited the temple to attend a yagya fire ceremony that the monks at the temple do. Many people were dressed in traditional clothes and it was more personal as this was not so much of a...More

Thank KomillaS
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Temple figuring a statue of Hijikata Toshizou and dressed by the flowers of the adjacent hill. Climbing this hill will reward you with a panoramic view of West-Tokyo and the skyline of the city-center.

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 5 June 2016

With the hydrangeas blooming all over the place, it is a nice place to visit. The temple building and the pagoda are very pretty.

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Very beatifull buildings and temples. The area is very nice for a long walk as well on the hill. You are getting a very good idea of the culture that this countty has.

Thank Giorgos G
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Conveniently located near the Takahata-fudo Station. Temple ground is accessible but going up a slope. Some assistance may be required for wheelchair users.

Thank Peter T
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