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


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Awaji, Japan! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Awaji. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

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. 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)

3. 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)

4. Former Residence of The Kinoshita Family

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The former Kinoshita House is a modern Japanese-style sukiya-style building located in Tarumi Ward, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. The three buildings, the main house, the storehouse, and the barn, are registered as tangible cultural properties of the country.

Wikipedia: 旧木下家住宅 (JA)

5. 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)

6. 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)


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