7 Sights in Minamisoma, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Minamisoma, 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 7 sights are available in Minamisoma, Japan.

1. 南相馬市博物館

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Minamisoma City Museum is a history museum located in Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. It is located in Higashigaoka Park. It opened in August 1995 as the Nomaoi no Sato History and Folklore Museum, and was renamed the Minamisoma City Museum in January 2006. Exhibits such as the nationally designated Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property "Soma Nomaoi" are held on the theme of local nature, history, and folklore.

Wikipedia: 南相馬市博物館 (JA)

2. かしまの一本松

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The Miracle Pine Tree was the lone surviving tree of the Takata Pine Forest, which suffered deadly damage from the Great East Japan Earthquake tsunami in 2011. It was located in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture. Preserved as a permanent reminder of the Great East Japan Earthquake, it died shortly after the tsunami due to exposure to saltwater.

Wikipedia: Miracle Pine Tree (EN)

3. 桜井古墳

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The Sakurai Kofun is the largest of a group of kofun burial mounds located in what is now the city of Minamisōma, in Fukushima Prefecture in the southern Tōhoku region of northern Japan. It has been protected by the central government as a National Historic Site since 1956. with the extent of the designation expanded in 1988.

Wikipedia: Sakurai Kofun (EN)

4. 大悲山の石仏

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The Daihisan Stone Buddhas are a group of large religious statues carved in bas-relief into a tuff cliff in Odaka neighborhood of the city of Minamisōma, Fukushima Prefecture in the Tōhoku region of Japan. The site was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1930.

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5. 相馬太田神社

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Soma Ota Shrine (相馬大田神社, Soma-Ōta-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Naka-Ota, Haramachi-ku, Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. One of the three Soma myoken shrines. It is also called Ota Shrine. The god of worship is the main god of Tennogochu.

Wikipedia: 相馬太田神社 (JA)

6. 鹿島御子神社

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Kashimamiko Shrine (鹿島御子神社, Kashimamikojinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Kashima Ward, Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. The former shrine is a gōsha. It is one of the eight shrines in the Enki ceremony.

Wikipedia: 鹿島御子神社 (JA)

7. 多珂神社

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Takajinja (高珂神社, Takajinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Haramachi-ku, Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. It is a Shikinai-sha (Meishin Taisha) theory, and the former company is a prefectural shrine.

Wikipedia: 多珂神社 (JA)


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