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Classic Shrine Approach

In the past, travelers came to Konpira-san from all over Japan, and they would stop for... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
Tough walk.

After 763 steps you reach the shrine, it's well worth the exercise. We are not fit but we made it... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2015
Gary B
,
Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 Jun 2016
“Classic Shrine Approach”
20 Jul 2015
“Tough walk.”
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

In the past, travelers came to Konpira-san from all over Japan, and they would stop for refreshments and pick up souvenirs Over time, a huge arcade of little stores grew around the approach to the famous shrine. It is fun to browse as you walk...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

After 763 steps you reach the shrine, it's well worth the exercise. We are not fit but we made it. The museum is worth a visit as well. Arriving early is good as you will miss the tour bus groups. Some great craft shops at...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We arrived early to visit Kotohira. The long climb begins with a walk through town passing the tourist/pilgrim shops and restaurants. We were so early - to beat the tourists and the heat - that the shops were closed. For us, that was just fine...More

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