5 Sights in Awaji, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Awaji, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Awaji, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Awaji

1. 江崎灯台

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Esaki Lighthouse is a lighthouse located in the city of Awaji, Hyōgo Japan. It is located at the northernmost cape of Awaji Island facing the Akashi Strait opposite the city of Kobe. The lighthouse is located within the borders of the Setonaikai National Park. It is registered with the Japanese government as an “A-grade Lighthouse” for historic preservation and is listed as one of the “50 Lighthouses of Japan” by the Japan Lighthouse Association. It is operated by the Japan Coast Guard.

Wikipedia: Esaki Lighthouse (EN)

2. Awaji Yumebutai

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The Awaji Yumebutai (淡路夢舞台) is a complex comprising a conference center, hotel and memorial in Awaji, Hyōgo, Japan, built near the epicenter of the 1995 Great Hanshin Awaji earthquake. It was designed by Tadao Ando, who had begun planning for the project prior to the earthquake. The hotel is operated as the Westin Awaji Island Resort.

Wikipedia: Awaji Yumebutai (EN)

3. Gossa-Kaito ruins

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Gossa-Kaito ruins

The Gossa Kaito Site (五斗長垣内遺跡) is an archaeological site located in the Kurodani neighborhood of the city of Awaji, Hyōgo in the Kansai region of Japan, with the traces of a late Yayoi period settlement. The site was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 2012.

Wikipedia: Gossa Kaito Site (EN)

4. 瑞丘八幡神社

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瑞丘八幡神社 gon718 / CC BY-SA 3.0

Mizuoka Hachimanjinja (Hachimangu Shrine) is located in Tarumi -ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. It is called Tarumi's evil god, and every year from January 18 to 20, it is crowded with many worshipers. Commonly known as Tarimizu Hachiman Shrine.

Wikipedia: 瑞丘八幡神社 (JA)

5. 伊弉諾神宮

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Izanagi Jingū (伊弉諾神宮) is a Shinto shrine in the Taga neighborhood of the city of Awaji in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Awaji Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on April 22.

Wikipedia: Izanagi Shrine (EN)


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