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Honmyoji Temple

4-13-1 Hanazono, Kumamoto 860-0072, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 96-354-1411
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STUNNING

A hidden gem which, seemed to be well off the beaten track. Some damage done, unsure if that was... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
WalkingPoint
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Lots and lots of stairs

Our second visit to Kumamoto took us further afield than the standard tourist stops around the... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2016
hfot2
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Vermont
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
3 Nov 2017
“STUNNING”
20 Jan 2016
“Lots and lots of stairs”
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4-13-1 Hanazono, Kumamoto 860-0072, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem which, seemed to be well off the beaten track. Some damage done, unsure if that was due to last year's earthquake but, the temple buildings are magical and had an air of mystery and intrigue. Two disinterested sales people in the temple...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2016

Our second visit to Kumamoto took us further afield than the standard tourist stops around the castle. Honmyo-ji, nevertheless, is very much connected to the castle. It is all about stairs. From the tram stop to the temple, the walk uphill was fairly easy though...More

1  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The temple itself is ok but nothing special apart from the first double flight of stairs with the stone lanterns in the middle wich is quite impressive. The best part is behind the temple, a much longer flight of stairs leading to a panorama worth...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

When we visited there were literally only two other men and two cats. The four didn't belong to the same group. The temple can be reached walking from the tram stop. Weather was good so we didn't mind the slope and hundreds of steps. The...More

1  Thank journey4one
Reviewed 17 December 2014

and therefor has a wonderful lonely feeling. the stairs leading to it reminded me both of mini Horyuji and mini Nara. Best of all was that our minshuku was right next to it

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