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Takasakibyakue Daikannon

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Dai Kannon in beautiful surroundings

Taking the Gurin bus from Stand 8, Takasaki Staion West Exit, I stopped at the Byakui Dai Kannon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Nice place for a walk

We went there for a candle festival in August. It was nice but crowded. We had to park very far... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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2710-1 Ishiharamachi, Takasaki 370-0864, Gunma Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taking the Gurin bus from Stand 8, Takasaki Staion West Exit, I stopped at the Byakui Dai Kannon mae stop about 20 minutes later. It's another 10 minutes walk up a gentle hill on a wide well paced path sided by shops and stalls before...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We went there for a candle festival in August. It was nice but crowded. We had to park very far away and walk. There are lots of steps so if you have mobility issues it will be a problem for you.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Being just a 10 min bus ride and cheap, this is well worth a visit! No need to pay to enter the area. Lots of great spots for photos. Easy walk around for all abilities. Don’t hesitate to go here!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FamilyTravellers555
Reviewed 21 November 2017

A wonderful day in Takasaki. You catch #8 bus from the JR station and it takes you up a winding road to the statue. We were also lucky to experience the Autumn colours on the hills nearby. For 300 yen each, we climbed up to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank joanalantravellers
Reviewed 29 October 2017

You can see Takasaki city in front of top of Kannonyama mountain in all season. But this best season is cherry blossoms in spring. Ohanami(drink with under the cherry) is most popular Japanese event. Your Otyoko(Japan Sake cup) full Sake and cherry blossom dropping your...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Walked from takasaki station and back, about 1 hour each way. Pretty straight forward directions, if you stood at the station and faced the statue direction there are 2 bridges that cross the river, I went over the left one and came back the right...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Andrew I
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Easy parking and then a short walk. When you take the path along the road you have to climb some steps, but in return you get a much better view of the statue. We climbed the statue and the view is worth it. Nothing special,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed 7 May 2017

You need to take the bus from the train station. You will recognise after 30 minutes that you are at the top of the mountain and can see her head. She is of course bigger than life. Get off the bus when most everyone else...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is an amazing place where u could climb up to the shoulder of the Kannon & have a magificent view of Takasaki city! We walked all the way from Dokutsu Kannon & it's like walking in the forest, pass by lots of beautiful red...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank cooblue
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place to walk around for about an hour. We went at the end of the Sakura season. Still very pretty and we saw Sakura petals all over the floor! Not crowded at all either ! The buses there are really infrequent and when our...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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