Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda, Yamaguchi

4.6
A masterpiece of architecture and a symbol of Yamaguchi, Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda competes with most impressive traditional buildings in Japan. With the distinguished gentle slopes of its wide overhanging roof, it stands 31 m tall (102 ft) on a river bank at the foot of a hill amid lush greenery. Built in 1442, the pagoda overlooks a carp pond. Inside the temple, which was moved here in 1690, you can see models of the 50-plus five-storied pagodas found across Japan. The site, a five minute walk from Kencho-mae bus station and a five minute bus ride from Yamaguchi, makes a great place to take photos. Put Ruriko Temple Five-Story Pagoda at the forefront of your travel plans using our Yamaguchi trip planner .
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  • A very well maintained facility that is easy to look at. It is worth spending a bit of time here and simply enjoying. To the attraction can take the local bus from Yamaguchi Station, depart from stop 4
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  • The five-story tower was smaller than I expected, but it was powerful when viewed directly below. The pond and the tree are well-cared for, and it is very beautiful. In addition, families with small children and diaper stool in the toilet with disabilities can also be turned around with peace of mind.
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  • Loved pagoda. Recommend going around the other side of the pagoda to see it behind - it's only a short walk up a hill.
  • Historic five stories tower made of wood.
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