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


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Explore interesting sights in Shimoda, 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 Shimoda, Japan.

1. Ryosenji

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Ryōsen-ji (了仙寺) is a Nichiren-sect Buddhist temple in the city of Shimoda, Japan. It is noteworthy as the location of the signing ceremony for the Treaty of Amity and Commerce between the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan and the United States of America on July 29, 1858. Due to this connection, the temple grounds and main hall have been designated as a National Historic Site.

Wikipedia: Ryōsen-ji (EN)

2. 上原近代美術館

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Uehara Museum of Modern Art opened in 2000 in Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, to house the collection of Uehara Shōji of Taisho Pharmaceutical. The collection includes works by Corot, Monet, Cézanne, Renoir, Fujishima Takeji, and Kishida Ryūsei. Adjacent is the Uehara Museum of Buddhist Art (上原仏教美術館), which opened in May 1983.

Wikipedia: Uehara Museum of Modern Art (EN)

3. 伊古奈比咩命神社

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Ikona Hime Shrine is a shrine located in Shirahama, Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture. It is a Shikinai shrine (Meishin Taisha), and the former company status is a prefectural shrine. It is currently a separate shrine of the main office of the shrine. It is commonly known as Shirahama Shrine (白浜神社) (Shirahama Jinja).

Wikipedia: 伊古奈比め命神社 (JA)

4. Gyokusenji

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Gyokusen-ji (玉泉寺) is a Buddhist temple located in the city of Shimoda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is noteworthy in that it served as the first American consulate in Japan. The temple and its grounds were designated as a National Historic Site of Japan in 1951.

Wikipedia: Gyokusen-ji (EN)

5. Mikomotoshima Lighthouse

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Mikomotojima Lighthouse is a lighthouse located on Mikomotojima, a small (0.1 km2) uninhabited islet located 11 kilometres (5.9 nmi) south of Shimoda port, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.The site was designated a National Historic Site in 1937.

Wikipedia: Mikomotoshima Lighthouse (EN)

6. Suzaki Imperial Villa

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Suzaki Imperial Villa , located in the Suzaki neighborhood of Shimoda city, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan is a residence owned by the Japanese Imperial Family, and used on infrequent intervals as an informal summer retreat.

Wikipedia: Suzaki Imperial Villa (EN)


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