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Ohara - Jorengein Temple 600-years old

The 600-years-old tree at Hosenin temple garden
Ohara - Jorengein Temple

March 10th 2009
Thanks to Hikoro we had a unique opporturnity to enjoy Japanese hospitality at Jorengein Temple ( up in the mountain of Ohara, close to Sanzenin Temple. It is a very peaceful and beautiful place offering total relaxation to your body and mind. Jorengein Temple is located about 20 minutes walking up-hill from Ohara busstop. It is s ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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