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Rakanji Temple, Nakatsu

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Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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  • In this temple, it is not allowed to take a picture. I misunderstood this rule and thought that it is only prohibited to take pictures of the buildings and Buddha‘s statues. As I snapped panoramic...  more »
  • After taking the bus from JR Nakatsu station to Nakashima, I walked for 30 minutes, and chose to do the steep climb (as opposed to taking the chairlift) to the top - it was so peaceful and beautiful.....  more »
  • Rakanji is a place very worth visiting. You can go up by the mini cable car and walk down hill which only takes less then 30 minutes. The temple is well preserved and by walking around you can feel the peacefulness inside.
  • Beautiful shrine on the mountain. you have to take a cable to go up there or walk about 10 km. Photos not allowed but no sign anywhere in English to tell peoples. Yes we got yelled at it.
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