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Great place for selfies

Majestic buildings great for your selfie background. Have great souvenir shops nearby and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2015
Eddy W
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Breathtaking Azalea garden

Saturday trip to the Azalea Festival at the 1300 year old Shiofune-Kannon-ji Temple. It is reported... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
paulmgarcia
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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Saturday trip to the Azalea Festival at the 1300 year old Shiofune-Kannon-ji Temple. It is reported to have been built somewhere between the years 645-650. It is known as a temple of flowers and has an azalea garden with over 17,000 trees of 15 different...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank paulmgarcia
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Shiofune Kannon-ji is THE best azalea garden in Japan, surpassing even Nezu Shrine Garden. It is VERY seasonal and probably only really impressive late April and May when the azaleas are in bloom, but WOW

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank John L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous colour overload during the azalea season (late April/early May). When we went, the orangey-reds were fading and the pinks and purples were prominent with the whites coming on strong. Easy to spend an hour or more willing round the park, including the bell and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank bamboozler
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The food is great, the small bushes with the path cutting through change colors as the seasons change, and it gives you the real Japanese temple experience. Every year I visit to change the zodiac animal charms and to tie up the white paper on...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Majestic buildings great for your selfie background. Have great souvenir shops nearby and plenty of food stalls offering delicious Japanese snacks and drinks

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Eddy W
Reviewed 24 September 2014

One of the must visit place when you visit Ome, Tokyo especially during spring where the azalea (つつじ) blooming season. Best time to visit is around late Apr to Early May. It may look like a normal Japanese temple front the front, but one shall...More

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank jinxtraveler
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