11 Sights in Fukuyama, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Fukuyama, 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 Fukuyama. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

1. Fukuyama Castle

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Fukuyama Castle , sometimes called Hisamatsu Castle or Iyō Castle was the castle of the Bingo-Fukuyama Han during the Edo period of Japanese history. The grounds of the castle have been designate a National Historic Site since 1964. The castle is located in Fukuyama Park in Fukuyama, Hiroshima near Fukuyama Station.

Wikipedia: Fukuyama Castle (EN), Website

2. 福山自動車時計博物館

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Fukuyama Automobile and Watch Museum is a registered museum of Hiroshima Prefecture located in Kitayoshitsu-cho, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The abbreviation is "FACM", which is the initials of the English name. It is operated by the Noshu Cultural Foundation.

Wikipedia: 福山自動車時計博物館 (JA)

3. Kusadoinari Shrine

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Kusado Inari Shrine is an Inari shrine located in Kusado-cho, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. It is sometimes named as one of the five companies in Japan Inari, and the number of worshippers for the first time is about 400,000, which is one of the largest number of worshippers in Hiroshima Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 草戸稲荷神社 (JA), Website

4. 安国寺

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Ankoku-ji (安国寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Kokutai-ji branch of Rinzai school of Buddhism in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. This temple was built by the priest Kakushin in 1273. Afterwards, it was revived by Ankokuji Ekei in 1579, though it remained in decline. This temple is classified as an Important Cultural Property.

Wikipedia: Ankoku-ji (Fukuyama) (EN)

5. 圓福寺

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圓福寺 Yanajin / CC BY-SA 3.0

Enpukuji Temple is a temple of the Daikakuji sect of the Shingon sect located in Tomomachi, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The name of the mountain is Nanlin Mountain. For details, it is called Nanrinzan Shakyamuni Enfukuji.

Wikipedia: 円福寺 (福山市) (JA)

6. Ota house

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The Ota Family Residence is a historical building (private house) located in Tomomachi, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. It was originally the residence of the Nakamura family, a brewery of Homeishu that served as the official sake store of the Fukuyama Domain, and became the property of the Ota family during the Meiji era. It is a representative of the early modern merchant house architecture of the Seto Inland Sea, and was designated as an important cultural property of Japan on May 31, 1991. In addition, it is a designated historic site of Hiroshima Prefecture (designated in 1940) as the Totochikyo Ochiiseki Ruins.

Wikipedia: 太田家住宅 (福山市) (JA)

7. 尾市1号墳

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Oichi No. 1 Tomb (Oichi Ichigo Fun, Oichi Kofun) is an ancient burial mound that has always been located in Shinichimachi, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The shape is an octagonal mound. One of the burial mounds that make up the Oichi Kofun Group. It has not been designated as a historic site.

Wikipedia: 尾市1号墳 (JA)

8. 広島県立歴史博物館

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Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History is a prefectural museum in Fukuyama, Japan, dedicated to the history and culture of the Setouchi region. It has a particular focus upon the medieval settlement of Kusado Sengen. The museum opened in the grounds of Fukuyama Castle in 1989.

Wikipedia: Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History (EN)

9. 福山八幡宮

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Fukuyama Hachimangū is a Shinto shrine located in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It is a Hachiman shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman. The kami it enshrines include Emperor Ōjin, Empress Jingū, and Himegami (比売神).

Wikipedia: Fukuyama Hachimangū (EN)

10. 山の神古墳

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The Yamakami Kofun is an ancient burial mound located in Hojoji Temple in Ekiyacho, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The shape is a circular mound (one theory is an anterior-posterior mound). It is designated as a designated historic site in Hiroshima Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 山の神古墳 (福山市) (JA)

11. Fukuzen Temple

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Fukuzen-ji (福禅寺) is a Buddhist temple located in the Tomo-machi neighborhood of the city of Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The temple's full name is Kaigan-zan Senjū-in Fukuzen-ji , and it belongs Daikaku-ji branch of the Shingon-shu of Japanese Buddhism.

Wikipedia: Fukuzen-ji (EN), Website


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