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


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Explore interesting sights in Oita, 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 Oita, Japan.

Activities in Oita

1. Oita Joshi Park

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Funai Castle is a 16th-century castle, located in Ōita city, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. It was built by Ōtomo Sōrin in 1562, who owned much of the surrounding Kyūshū island. The castle was originally built with several turrets (yagura), all of which were burnt down with the three-story donjon in 1743. Some parts of the castle were rebuilt in the 1800’s, including two of the turrets which still stand today. The covered bridge that led to the castle over its moat, as well as three more turrets and the main castle gate, were rebuilt in the 20th century. Original remains also include parts of the stone and plaster walls, as well as the moat.

Wikipedia: Funai Castle (EN)

2. 亀塚古墳

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Kamezuka Kofun (亀塚古墳) is a Kofun period keyhole-shaped burial mound, located in the Sato neighborhood of the city of Ōita on the island of Kyushu, Japan. The tumulus was designated a National Historic Site of Japan in 1996. It is one of the largest burial mounds in Ōita Prefecture, along with the Ogumayama Kofun in Kitsuki, and is estimated to have been constructed in the Toyokuni area in the early 5th century. Due to the recent development of residential areas, it has been found to have been part of a cluster of burial mounds, now named the "Kamezuka Kofun Cluster".

Wikipedia: Kamezuka Kofun (EN)

3. Sekizaki Ocean and Astronomical Observatory Hall

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JX Nippon Mining & Metals Sekizaki Mirai Kaiseikan is a complex of astronomical observatories and observation facilities located in Saganoseki, Oita City, Oita Prefecture. The Sekizaki Kaiseikan, which had existed in the same place until then, was temporarily closed for renovation in May 2022, and was renamed JX Nippon Mining & Metals Sekizaki Mirai Kaiseikan from July 1, 2023 due to a naming rights agreement. It is scheduled to reopen on July 21, 2023.

Wikipedia: 関崎海星館 (JA), Website

4. 柞原八幡宮

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柞原八幡宮 ChiefHira / CC BY-SA 3.0

Yusuhara Hachiman-gū (柞原八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine located in the city of Ōita, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. It is one of two shrines claiming the title of ichinomiya of former Bungo Province, the other being the Sasamuta Jinja, also in Ōita. The shrine's main festival is held annually on March 15. It is also cometimes refrred to as Yusubara Hachiman-gū (由原八幡宮).

Wikipedia: Yusuhara Hachimangū (EN)

5. 早吸日女神社

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The Hayashi Himejinja Shrine (also written as Hayasu Himejinja, Hayasu Himejinja) is a shrine located in Oita City, Oita Prefecture, Japan. It is a Shikiuchi company, and the former company name is a prefectural company. Also known as Seki no Gongen-sama.

Wikipedia: 早吸日女神社 (JA)

6. 大分市歴史資料館

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Ōita City Historical Museum opened in Ōita, Ōita Prefecture, Japan, in 1987. The collection comprises materials relating to Ōita. The museum itself is on the site of the former Bungo Kokubun-ji , the provincial temple of Bungo province.

Wikipedia: Ōita City Historical Museum (EN)


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