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A Course: Muroji Temple

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A course: Muroji Temple (Uda city)

Murou-guchi-ono Station=Ono-dera Temple = Murouji-ohashi Bridge= Kadomori Pass = Murou-ji Stop= Murou-ji Bus Stop
Distance: +-7㎞ Estimated time: +-1hour45minutes
acourse scOnodera Temple is said to have been founded by the shaman, En no Gyoja. The Miroku Buddha in the cliffs on the opposite bank of the stream is one ol the tallest in Japan at 13.Sm. Immerse yourself in a peacefut walk through the forest along the mountain stream, cross the Kadomori Pass which looks down over the village of Muro and head toward Murou-ji, a mountain temple. Here you will find a five-storied pagoda, a national treasure and said to have been built in one night by Kobo Daishi, which is, along with the main building, the Buddha statues and the treasures the temple has inherited~ a first class cultural property. Visitors can also enjoy the specially, Zen Buddhist vegetarian cuisine at Hashimotoya outside the gate to Muroji Temple.

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* To enjoy your trekking
Please plan ahead and leave plenty of time to spare so you can begin your descent by 3:00pm. Submit a climbing plan to the nearest police station, and inform family members and friends of your destination before entering the mountain area. Use the toilet before entering the mountain area, if possible. If you become concerned about your current location during your trek, backtrack to a location you are familiar with. Please note that picking plants and trapping animals is prohibited in the National Park. Be sure to take your garbage back with you.
* Basic equipment
Wear non-slip shoes that are comfortable to walk in. A long-sleeve shirt, long pants and a hat are essential. The weather in the mountain area frequently changes, so bring winter clothes and wet weather gear. Ensure you are carrying adequate food and water, and consume frequently.
* Emergency contacts
[Nara Prefecture]
Sakurai Police / Station Uda Police 0745-82-0110
[Mie Prefecture]
Nabari Police Station 0595-62-0110
lga Police Station 0595-21-0110
Tsuminami Police Station 059-254-0110

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