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Last Samouri

Today we visited mount sosha..we took the ropeway. The tempelcomplex was great. Also the trees are... read more

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Superb

Highlight of my day off wonderful place to rewind and relax Sat for ages admiring all the... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Today we visited mount sosha..we took the ropeway. The tempelcomplex was great. Also the trees are amazing..big and old. We really enjoyed it

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Highlight of my day off wonderful place to rewind and relax Sat for ages admiring all the different venues superb

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We took the cable up and was advised the walk to the temple was 20 minutes. We took a bit longer as it was a bit strenuous walking uphill and we took our time to admire the Buddha statues along the path. The first temple...More

4  Thank Singaporelonegranger
Reviewed 30 January 2018

If you have time (at least a few hours) and if you are in good condition, I would recommend you do this. It's quite a long way to walk, quite exhausting but very beautiful. You will see the ancient temples and buildings surrounded by the...More

1  Thank Tote919
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Made up of various temple buildings, its good for a hike for around 1~2 hrs (depends on how many buildings you want to see), has some up and down hill, best to wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. The roads are easy to find, there are...More

Thank fionayyy
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Much better than the rope way (our own preference really :))... Lovely views over the city from the path. Takes less than 1h easy walk to the temple and 30min for the descent. Loved the trekking poles made of bamboo, available throughout the treck.

Thank Octavian F
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We didn't know about this until later in the day so by the time we got there we didn't have a ton of time if we wanted to catch the last cable car at 6pm. This was a great spot, definitely a bit off the...More

1  Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very beautiful place and they filmed the Last Samurai here on this location. Be prepared to hike a lot, but well worth when you get up there

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Himeji is a beautiful castle to visit. But it is also a fun city to visit as well. Fun shops close proximity to everything. But if you go to the castle you must also visit Engyo-Ji Temple I. The Shosha mt. To visit one without...More

2  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Good hiking trail, expect some steep up slopes between temples. There were no signs in English so it was challenging to navigate around the mountain top. I went on a weekday during off peak season so it was really quiet.

1  Thank Jemich
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Bus service: JR Himeji Station (North Exit) - Mt.Shosha (Travel time:30 minutes) Operation: 0640 hrs - 2040 hrs (3 times/hour) Tariff : JPYen 270.- (one... More
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