5 Sights in Onomichi, Japan (with Map and Images)

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1. Kousanji Temple

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Kousanji Temple User:+- / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Kōsan-ji (耕三寺) is a Hongan-ji school Jōdo Shinshū temple on the island of Ikuchijima in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Founded by the industrialist Koso Kōsanji in 1936 in honour of his deceased mother, and with an area of approximately fifty thousand square metres, many of its structures are modelled upon the country's most famous historic temples and shrines. The Hill of Hope is a monument landscaped with five thousand square metres of Carrara marble, weighing some three thousand tons, by Kazuto Kuetani. The Kōsan-ji Museum houses over two thousand items, including nineteen Important Cultural Properties.

Wikipedia: Kōsan-ji (EN)

2. 西國寺

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Saikokuji Temple (西國寺) is a temple located in Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It is the main temple of the Shingon sect Daigo school. The mountain number is Maniyama, and the temple number is Sojiin. The main statue is a sitting statue of Yakushi Rurikō Nyorai (an important cultural property of the country) and is a secret Buddha. These are the 33 Kannon Sacred Sites in China, the 16th Sacred Sites of the 49 Yakushi Sacred Sites in China, the 24th Temple of Sanyoka Temple and the 19th Shrine of the Temple of the Sanyo Flower, and the 6th Sacred Sites of the 33 Kannon Sacred Sites of Bingo.

Wikipedia: 西國寺 (JA)

3. 平山郁夫美術館

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The Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art is an art museum located in Setoda Town, Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It is an exhibition museum of Hirayama's works that opened on April 6, 1997 in Setoda Town, Ikuchijima, where Ikuo Hirayama, an honorary citizen of Onomichi City (former honorary resident of Setoda Town), was born and raised by Ikuo Hirayama, a Japan painter who served as a director of the Japan Art Academy.

Wikipedia: 平山郁夫美術館 (JA), Website

4. 因島水軍城

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Innoshima Suigunjō (因島水軍城, Innoshimasui gunjō) is a museum of the Murakami Suigun located on Innoshima Island in Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. There has never been a castle tower in this position in the past, and it is a so-called castle-style building. The "Onomichi City Innoshima Historical Museum" on the same site is also described.

Wikipedia: 因島水軍城 (JA)

5. 向上寺

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向上寺 Carpkazu / CC BY-SA 3.0

Kojoji Temple is a temple of the Soto sect located in Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Shiono. The main statue is Buddha. The 10th of the 33 Guanyin Sacred Sites in China.

Wikipedia: 向上寺 (JA)


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