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Very dangerous to walk up when stairs are iced.

We saw several people slip and slide on the way up, the stairs have not been kept clean and the... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2014
caipirina
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hugh thatched room

A modern Zen temple with an interesting side building with a huge thatched roof. Never seen one of... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Gary B
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8 Aug 2018
“Hugh thatched room”
2 Jun 2018
“Kosenji Temple”
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446 Ko, Kusatsu, Kusatsu-machi, Agatsuma-gun 371-1711, Gunma Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

A modern Zen temple with an interesting side building with a huge thatched roof. Never seen one of these anywhere in Japan perviously.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Visited early in the morning and very few people up and about. Went up the stairs and it is a simple temple but was impressed with the old and heavily laden thatched roof on one of the place of worship. The night before the steps...More

Thank eTaka
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I guess after living in Japan for a few years and visiting many temples, they all start to blur together. If you want to get some stair climbing in and get a good view of Yubatake, take the time to visit but keep expectations to...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A small buddhist temple. Nothing much special. Just that it was up a short flight of stairs from the Kusatsu Onsen Yubatake (hot spring field) and since already there, no harm walking up the stairs and having a look around.

Thank kcslchin
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It's next to the town's main attraction Yubatake in the center of town, so might as well walk up the steps and check it out for a few minutes...just a typical temple though...

1  Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Not really much to see up there after treking up the icy stairs. A quiet and average temple. You do get to see yubatake from above if you walk around to the back a bit. Looks more impressive from below.

Thank MrsSaffa
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We saw several people slip and slide on the way up, the stairs have not been kept clean and the snow has turned to ice. Do use the banister on your way up. The view from here is well worth it and some areas of...More

1  Thank caipirina
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