8 Sights in Akashi, Japan (with Map and Images)

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1. 旧波門崎燈籠堂

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The former Hamonzaki Lantern Hall is a former lighthouse located in Akashi Port in Akashi City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is a landmark of Akashi Port, which has existed since the feudal era. The function as a route sign was abolished in 1963 (Showa 38), but it was registered as a national registered tangible cultural property in 2014 (Heisei 26). After that, it was changed to a cultural property designated by Akashi City on January 25, 2021.

Wikipedia: 旧波門崎燈籠堂 (JA)

2. Iwaya-jinja Shrine

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Iwaya Shrine (岩屋神社, Iwaya Jinja) is a shrine located in Lumber Town, Akashi City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is known for the "Oshataka Festival", which is a maritime ritual. "Enki Shikikami Name Book" One of the shrines of Iwato Hiuri Shrine listed in Akashi District, Harima Province.

Wikipedia: 岩屋神社 (明石市) (JA)

3. 無量光寺

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Wuliangguang Temple is a pure land temple located in Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture. The mountain name is Yuepu Mountain, and the deity is Amitabha Buddha Tathagata. The temple appeared in the Akashi Volume of Genji Story, and it is said that it is the prototype of Guangyuan's "Bangzhiguan".

Wikipedia: 無量光寺 (明石市) (JA)

4. 御厨神社

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Mikuriya Shrine (御厨神社, Mikuriya-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Higashi-Futami, Akashi City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is said that there was a pine tree where Sugawara Michizane rested and a pine tree where Kanko Koshikake Matsu rested, and a stone monument remains.

Wikipedia: 御厨神社 (JA)

5. 大聖寺

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Daishoji Temple (大聖寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Kaminomaru, Akashi, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Mikuni. The former main mountain is Kyoto Myokakuji Temple, and the temple is located in the temple (奠統会).

Wikipedia: 大聖寺 (明石市) (JA)

6. Akashi Castle

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Akashi Castle was an Edo period Japanese castle located in the city of Akashi, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It was also known as Kiharu Castle or Kinkō Castle . Its ruins have been protected as a National Historic Site since 1957.

Wikipedia: Akashi Castle (EN)

7. 本松寺

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Honshoji Temple (本松寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Kaminomaru, Akashi, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The former main mountain is Ōhonzan Honkokuji Temple (Rokujōmon-ryū) and Kōshi Hōen (奠統会).

Wikipedia: 本松寺 (明石市) (JA)

8. 稲爪神社

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Inamoto Shrine is the shrine in Ozangben Town, Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture. The old society is a rural society. One of the shrines compared with the Yihe Dubi Shrine in the Yanxi-style God's name account.

Wikipedia: 稲爪神社 (JA)


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