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This temple was attacked by the Imperial forces during the Boshin War which was like a civil war in... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This temple was attacked by the Imperial forces during the Boshin War which was like a civil war in Japan. The Shogitai were taking shelter in the temple. The huge wooden temple gates which were built in 1836 still have bullet holes in them from...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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