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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Takayama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Takayama, Japan.

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1. Hida Kokubunji Temple

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Hida Kokubun-ji (飛騨国分寺) is a Shingon-sect Buddhist temple in the Sowamachi neighborhood of the city of Takayama, Gifu, Japan. It is one of the few surviving provincial temples established by Emperor Shōmu during the Nara period. Due to this connection, the foundation stones of the Nara period pagoda located on temple grounds were designated as a National Historic Site in 1929.

Wikipedia: Hida Kokubun-ji (EN)

2. Sogenji Temple

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Sogenji Temple (素玄寺) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Takalong. It is located in the Higashiyama Scenic Preservation District. It is known as a temple related to the Kanamori clan, the lord of Hida Takayama Domain, and has many items related to the Kanamori clan. Hida 33 Kannon Sacred Site No. 4.

Wikipedia: 素玄寺 (JA)

3. Soyuji Temple

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Soyuji Temple (宗猷寺) is a temple of the Rinzai sect Myoshinji sect located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, and the mountain number is Shinryuzan. It is the Bodhi Temple of Kanamori Kashige and is also known as a temple related to Yamaoka Tetsufune. The Holy Kannon Bodhisattva is enshrined, and it is the 6th temple of the Hida 33 Kannon Sacred Ground.

Wikipedia: 宗猷寺 (JA)

4. Takayama Jin’ya

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The Takayama Jin'ya (高山陣屋) is a surviving Edo period jin'ya which served as the government headquarters for Hida Province under the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan from 1692 to 1871. It is located in what is now Hachiken-machi of the city of Takayama in Gifu Prefecture. It has been protected as a National Historic Site since 1929.

Wikipedia: Takayama Jin'ya (EN)

5. Zennoji Temple

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Baoshushan Shanying Temple is a Cao Dongzong temple located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. One of the monasteries in Dongshan Temple Group, located on the east side of Gaoshan City, is No.5 Zazu of Feixiang 33 Guanyin Lingchang.

Wikipedia: 善応寺 (高山市) (JA)

6. Shiroyama Park

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Shiroyama Park 投稿者 / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Shiroyama Park is a public park located in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. In 1873, the park was established in the mountainous area around the ruins of Takayama Castle. The park's name means "castle mountain."

Wikipedia: Shiroyama Park (EN)

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