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Houtokuji Temple

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4.3 (2466)

5-chōme-1608 Kawauchichō, Kiryu, Gunma 376-0041, Japan

Buddhist site from 1450, known for reflecting surrounding maple trees in its highly polished floors.

hourglassDuration: 00h30min

phone+81 277-65-9165
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outdoor
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indoor
free
free
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paid
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daytime
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traditional
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clockOpening hours

Mondays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fridays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturdays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sundays: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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m 2 months ago

I went there a year ago but I want to write a review since it’s a really nice place. You can walk around the temple and see mountains. It’s a bit pricey because there are many places to see autumn leaves for free in gunma. But leaves reflected on the shiny floor is very instagramable. I couldn’t go there this year unfortunately but I hope I can visit there again next year.

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DISCOVERY JAPAN pinayjapanjkTV9974 3 months ago

AUTUMN COLORS PERFECT TIMING VERY SATISFYING RELAXING VIEW YUKA MOMIJI THE BEST FOR FINDING PLACE TO CAPTURED JUST VISIT THIS PLACE SPECIFICALLY AUTUMN.

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Jacob 3 months ago

Not a first time visitor of Hotokuji but it was a first time to see everything light up on a chilly autumn evening. Absolutely beautiful and highly recommend this temple.

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Udayanga Senanayake 9 months ago

Good place for photography. You can visit by bus. If you are coming by car, It is a 3 to 4-minute walk from the parking. There was enough space for the parking. Anyway, there were 2nd parking spaces also but a little bit ahead. Parking was free.

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Steven Bara a year ago

Beautiful place with several themed festivals that are worth a visit. I went for the wind chime festival. It was hot but a refreshing wind blew all the time. There's a little building to buy things that's air conditioned and in front was a big ventilator. There's a small parking lot down the road to the temple. I think there are more lots in the area.