10 Sights in Iida, Japan (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Iida, 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 10 sights are available in Iida, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Iida

1. Oikeyama Meteor Crater

Show sight on map
Oikeyama Meteor Crater 国土交通省 / Attribution

Yuchishan Crater (Yuchishan Crater) is located near Yuchishan at an altitude of about 1,905 meters. It is one of the mountains in the south of Chishi Mountains (Southern Alps) and is a crater formed by meteorite impact. Although the crater is small, it is widely known as the trace of meteorite impact results confirmed for the first time in Japan. This crater is located in Iida City (Old Shangcun), Nagano Prefecture, near Yuchi Mountain (1,905 meters) in the southern Southern Alps. The crater is about 900 meters in diameter, leaving only about 40% of the total. There have been trails through this terrain before, and you can actually walk in the crater, and you can see everything at a glance from the observatory.

Wikipedia: 御池山クレーター (JA)

2. 飯田市川本喜八郎人形美術館

Show sight on map

Kawamoto Kihachiro Doll Art Museum in Iida City is an art museum related to Kawamoto Kihachiro in Iida City, Nagano Prefecture. The center is positioned as the puppet show center in Iida City. By preserving and displaying puppet show-related materials, it provides opportunities for puppet show information release and various exchanges through puppet show performances and puppet show lectures, and at the same time contributes to the promotion and development of citizens' cultural accomplishment, academics and culture.

Wikipedia: 飯田市川本喜八郎人形美術館 (JA)

3. Japan Median Tectonic Line Hodono Outcrop

Show sight on map

Japan Median Tectonic Line , also Median Tectonic Line (MTL), is Japan's longest fault system. The MTL begins near Ibaraki Prefecture, where it connects with the Itoigawa-Shizuoka Tectonic Line (ISTL) and the Fossa Magna. It runs parallel to Japan's volcanic arc, passing through central Honshū to near Nagoya, through Mikawa Bay, then through the Inland Sea from the Kii Channel and Naruto Strait to Shikoku along the Sadamisaki Peninsula and the Bungo Channel and Hōyo Strait to Kyūshū.

Wikipedia: Japan Median Tectonic Line (EN)

4. Motozenkoji

Show sight on map

Motozenkoji Temple (元善光寺, Motozenkoji) is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Zakoji, Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Before it was named Motozenkoji, it was called Zakoji, and it still retains its name in the place name as Zakoji Temple (pronounced the same). The main statue is Zenkoji Nyorai.

Wikipedia: 元善光寺 (JA), Website

5. Tenryukyo Gorge

Show sight on map

Tenryū Gorge is a nationally-designated nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty in Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. It is located within the Tenryū-Okumikawa Quasi-National Park. In 1927 it was selected as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan.

Wikipedia: Tenryū-kyō (EN), Website

6. Uchiyamadsuka Kofun

Show sight on map

The Iida Kofun cluster is group kofun burial mounds located in the Shimoida neighborhood of the city of Iida, Nagano in the Chūbu region of Japan. Thirteen tumuli have been collectively protected as a National Historic Site since 2016.

Wikipedia: Iida Kofun group (EN)

7. Iida City Museum

Show sight on map

Iida City Museum opened in Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Japan in 1989. The museum's collections and display relate to the natural history, history, and art of the area and include a number of works by Hishida Shunsō, who was born locally.

Wikipedia: Iida City Museum (EN), Website

8. Komyoji

Show sight on map

Kōmyōji (光明寺, Kōmyōji) is an ancient temple of the Shingon sect Chizan school located in Kume, Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is called Engyōzan. The main statue is Guanyin Bodhisattva.

Wikipedia: 光明寺 (飯田市) (JA)

9. Omi Shrine

Show sight on map
Omi Shrine Taken with Canon IXY 430F (Digital IXUS 245 HS) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Omijinja is a shrine located at the 2516 Iida Temple Market, Iida City, Nagano Prefecture. The old business is a village shrine. It is a god of the soul temple area, and about 1,400 units are the children.

Wikipedia: 麻績神社 (JA)

10. Shirotayama Kitsunedsuka Kofun

Show sight on map

The ancient tomb of Daitian Mountain Fox Tomb is located in Matsuo Daitian, Iita City, Nagano Prefecture. The shape is front and rear grave. Designated as a designated historical site in Nagano Prefecture.

Wikipedia: 代田山狐塚古墳 (JA), Website


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.