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Somehow not quite the experience they are aiming for

Agree with other reviews that this feels as though the prohibition of photography is less about... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2014
vwbeetle69
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London, United Kingdom
I wish I hadn't returned

Last time I was here I was put off by the sheer commercialism of it. Unlike Ryoanji where you feel... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2013
bariloche48
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Perth, Australia
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Aug 25, 2014
“Somehow not quite the experience they are aiming for”
May 11, 2013
“I wish I hadn't returned”
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5240 Kasaoka, Kasaoka 714-0081, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Agree with other reviews that this feels as though the prohibition of photography is less about preserving the peace and experience than about encouraging you to buy postcards and other souvenirs. We didn't regret visiting this temple, but came away feeling a little underwhelmed and...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2013 via mobile

Last time I was here I was put off by the sheer commercialism of it. Unlike Ryoanji where you feel welcome to share the extraordinary nature of the garden, at Daisen-in you feel all the time that you're seen as an opportunity to make money....More

Thank bariloche48
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