Tourism

Ueterasan

2020-04-12

Ueterasan is a Buddhist complex that has been in the Oku area for 1250 years or so.
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It’s a popular local spot for flower viewing, prayer, picnics, and overall relaxation.
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Local festivals and events are held in the temple grounds throughout the year.
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The treasured Yakushi-nyorai statue is only shown twice a year for visitors to see.
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There are also six monk residences in the area, called “Shi-in”.

Overall Ueterasan has many things to see and experience, so try and visit it during events or particularly beautiful seasons (like cherry blossom season).
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Access:
1187 Okucho Kitashima, Setouchi, Okayama 701-4232
https://yokeiji.or.jp/

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