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

Explore interesting sights in Higashiomi, 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 6 sights are available in Higashiomi, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Higashiomi

1. 百済寺

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Hyakusai-ji (百済寺) is a Buddhist temple in the Hyakusaiji neighborhood of the city of Higashiōmi, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. It belongs to the Tendai school of Japanese Buddhism, and together with Kongōrin-ji and Saimyō-ji is regard as one of the "Three Great Temples" east of Lake Biwa. It was designated a National Historic Site in 2008.

Wikipedia: Hyakusai-ji (EN), Website

2. ガリ版伝承館

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The Higashiomi Municipal Gari Edition Tradition Museum is a facility located in Higashiomi City, Shiga Prefecture, that transmits mimeograph printing. The original home of Shinjiro Horii, who first brought the mimeograph technology invented and commercialized in the United States to the Japan, was restored and opened in April 1998 (Heisei 10).

Wikipedia: ガリ版伝承館 (JA)

3. 大中の湖南遺跡

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The Lake Dainaka South Site is an archaeological site containing the ruins of an early-middle Yayoi period settlement, located in what is now part of the city of Ōmihachiman, Shiga Prefecture in the Kinki region of Japan. It was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1973.

Wikipedia: Dainaka Lake Minami Site (EN)

4. 成願寺

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Joganji Temple (成ganji) is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Kowaki-cho, Higashiomi, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Akakami. The main statue is Yakushi Nyorai. It is also called Tarobo Daigongen. It is located on the approach to Tarobo Aga Shrine.

Wikipedia: 成願寺 (東近江市) (JA)

5. Tarobo-gu Shrine (Aga Shrine)

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Aga Shrine (阿賀神社, Agajinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Owaki-cho, Higashiomi, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. It is known as Tarobogu Shrine and Tarobo Aga Shrine. The former shrine was a village shrine, and is now an appendix shrine of the main shrine office.

Wikipedia: 阿賀神社 (JA), Website

6. Kawarayazen-ji Temple

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Wawu Temple is a Linjizong Temple located in the east of Shiga County. Located on the mountainside of Jizuo, it is listed as one of the tourist attractions of "Huguo Baixuan Society/Temple Compilation". The place name Wawusi Town comes from this temple.

Wikipedia: 瓦屋寺 (JA)


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