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Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Beautiful & Serene

I visited this pagoda nearly 30 years ago and it still looks the same. It was a rainy day so it was... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Melinda G
Osaka, Japan
via mobile
Lovely view of pagoda & cherry blossom

I saw the picture of this pagoda while googling on attractions in Yamaguchi. It caught my attention... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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7-1 Kozan-cho, Yamaguchi 753-0081, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I visited this pagoda nearly 30 years ago and it still looks the same. It was a rainy day so it was not crowded and it made the park seem more mysterious. It is said to be in the top three pagodas in Japan including...More

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I saw the picture of this pagoda while googling on attractions in Yamaguchi. It caught my attention and we decided to make a trip there. It’s a lovely place but we walked all the way there from the train station. Not recommended as there are...More

Thank borntraveler001
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I went there on a chilly wintry night. It was almost void of people. And the lit-up pagoda is simply gorgeous. Definitely worth a visit in the night. (Not sure about the day view as I was not there in the day.)

1  Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Do yourself a favour by spending some time at this location. It has lots to offer a visitor who strolls in past its gates.

Thank NickinNagoya
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This was built in 15th century, and is one of the three major 5-storied pagodas in Japan. Though I came in torrential rain brought by Typhoon Talim, it was worth visiting.

Thank mktshmd92
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The wooden tower seriously and religiously stood there next to the garden and temple for years. It was a great picture.

Thank hugomember
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, I want to visit this place again but in different seasons. Not too far from Yamaguchi Station. It takes about 40 minutes for walking.

1  Thank ErdaNeeta
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I thought it was very pretty and I was surprised to learn that it had been moved from somewhere else to its present location.

Thank Finemind1st
Reviewed 30 June 2016

It was tremendous experience about the Yamaguchi area, also very beautiful city with clam and quite... Nice temple with the small ponds

1  Thank Darshana E
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Had a nice day trip out to Yamaguchi, this was by far my favourite place in Japan, so peaceful and tranquil and well kept. There is a koi pond under the pagoda, the koi are huge!

Thank TillysTrips1
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