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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Gifu, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Gifu, Japan.

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1. 金華山

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金華山 上条ジョー / Public domain

Mt. Kinka , also known as Kinkazan, is located in the heart of the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, and rises to a height of 329 m (1,079 ft). Previously called Mt. Inaba , it has long served as the representative symbol of Gifu. It stands along the Nagara River, creating bountiful nature within the city. Though it is the most famous mountain in the city, Mount Dodo, to the north, is the tallest.

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2. 岐阜公園

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Gifu Park is a public park located at the base of Mount Kinka in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Inside the park, there are many attractions, including Gifu Castle, Mount Kinka, the Mt. Kinka Ropeway, the Gifu City Museum of History, the Eizō & Tōichi Katō Memorial Art Museum, and the Nawa Insect Museum. In 2006, it was selected as one of Japan's Top 100 Public Historical Parks.

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3. 伊奈波神社

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Inaba Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at the base of Mount Kinka in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Originally, its name was written 稲葉神社, which is pronounced the same way. It is the main shrine that is celebrated by the city of Gifu in its annual Gifu Festival on the first Saturday of each April. Because of its size, it is a popular spot for hatsumōde and Shichi-Go-San.

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4. 岐阜護國神社

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Gifu Gokoku Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at the base of Mount Kinka in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The shrine is dedicated to the 37,000 residents of Gifu Prefecture who have died in wars since the Meiji Restoration. Official ceremonies are also held at the neighboring Hotel Seiran, which is part of the shrine facilities.

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5. 美江寺

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Mie-ji (美江寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect located in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is also referred to as Mie-ji Kannon (美江寺観音). It is one of the Mino Thirty-three Kannon. The temple houses the Kanshitsu Kannon, which is one of Japan's nationally designated Important Cultural Properties.

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6. 岐阜城天守

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岐阜城天守 投稿者が撮影 / Public domain

Gifu Castle is a Japanese castle located in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Along with Mount Kinka and the Nagara River, it is one of the main symbols of the city. The caste is also known as Inabayama Castle . It was designated a National Historic Site in 2011.

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7. 岐阜市歴史博物館 (History museum)

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The Gifu City Museum of History is a city-supported history museum located in the city of Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Located in Gifu Park at the base of Mount Kinka, it is in the heart of Gifu City's sightseeing area.

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8. 禅林寺

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Zen Lin Temple is located on the mountainside of Jin Huashan, Gifu City, Gifu County, with eleven Guanyin Bodhisattvas as its original deity, and its mountain name is Baihuashan. Meinong New Four Countries No.7 Zhasuo.

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