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The branches of weeping cherry trees dangle over the impetuous Katsura River, which is straddled by little red-varnished bridges. Strolling along the enchanting banks, you come across a bamboo gazebo housing a legendary hot spring (41°C) – it was the first to be discovered. In Shuzenji, time slows down to a voluptuous, romantic pace as you go from ablutions in the thermal baths to magical nights in the delightful hotels, a favourite getaway of great Japanese writers. Shuzenji offers plenty to edify the souls of poets and walkers alike.

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    Face au Tokko no yu J - Shuzenji

    This temple, after which the village was named, was founded by the Buddhist sage Kobo Daishi in the 9C but fell into the hands of Shinto radicals during the Meiji period. However, both time and the mighty and serene forest of hundred-year-old trees t..

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    Traversez la rivière Katsura, puis suivez les panneaux J - Shuzenji

    The small wooden Shigetsu-den Temple is the oldest (13C) on the Izu Peninsula. Inside is a Sutra Library created by Masako to appease the soul of her son, and perhaps her own too, since the question of her having played a role in his assassination li..

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