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Seimei Shrine Nagoya
Seimei Shrine in Nagoya is dedicated to the Heian Period cosmologist Abeno Seimei and is a sister shrine of a Seimei Jinja in Kyoto.
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Nagoya Temples & Shrines
Nagoya temples & shrines: see a listing of Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture including Atsuta Shrine and Osu Kannon Temple.
The Togan-ji, a Buddhist temple with Indian inspirations, preserves an impressive bronze colossus 15 meters high: the Daibutsu of Nagoya.
The Chiyobo Inari Shrine
In Kaizu, Gifu prefecture, the Chiyobo Inari Jinja, founded more than 1,000 years ago, is a small Shinto shrine dedicated to worshiping the Inari deity.
Toyokawa Inari Shrine
The Toyokawa Inari temple, located about fifty kilometers southeast of Nagoya in Aichi prefecture, is one of the three great Japanese temples (along with the Fushimi Inari temple in Kyoto and the Y
Toyokuni Shrine Nagoya
Toyokuni Shrine in Nakamura Park in Nagoya was built in 1885 at the birthplace of Hideyoshi Toyotomi and enshrines the spirits of Hideyoshi and his general Kato Kiyomasa.
Hosenji Temple Seto Aichi Prefecture
Hosenji Temple is located in the east of Seto in the quiet Kamagaki district of the city close to Kamagaki-no-komichi and the Seto Hongyo Kiln.
Arako Kannon Temple
Arako Kannon Temple in Arako, south west of Nagoya Station, has the oldest building in the city, a two story wooden pagoda dating from 1536.
Osu Kannon Temple
The Osu Kannon temple of the Shingon Buddhist sect, houses fabulous treasures despite a turbulent history!
Higashi Betsuin Temple
Higashi Betsuin Temple in Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, is a large sub-temple of Higashi Honganji Temple in Kyoto.
Kongoji Temple and Statue of Kobo Daishi Gamagori
Just a little west of Laguna Ten Bosch in Gamagori on the coast of Aichi Prefecture is Kongoji Temple and its giant statue of Kobo Daishi.
Jewel of the sword of the goddess Amaterasu, Atsuta-jingu in Nagoya is one of the three most sacred Shinto shrines in Japan.
Toganji Temple Nagoya
Toganji Temple: read a guide to the Soto Zen temple of Toganji in the Motoyama district of eastern Nagoya.
Osu Kannon Temple Nagoya
Osu Kannon: read a guide to Osu Kannon Temple in the Osu Kannon entertainment and electronics area in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture.
Atsuta Jingu Shrine
Atsuta Shrine: read a guide to Atsuta Jingu Shrine in Nagoya, one of Japan's most important Shinto shrines.
Koshoji Temple Nagoya
Koshoji Temple Nagoya: read a guide to Koshoji Temple, a Shingon sect temple in the Yagoto area of Nagoya.
Nittaiji Temple Nagoya (Japan-Thai Temple)
Nittaiji Temple Nagoya contains a portion of the ashes from the cremation of the historical Buddha, which were donated by the Thai King Chulalongkorn.
Jokoji Temple Aichi Prefecture
Jokoji Temple Aichi Prefecture: contains the mausoleum of Tokugawa Yoshinao (1601-1650), the 9th son of warlord and first Tokugawa shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu.
Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine
Wakamiya Hachiman Shrine is a tranquil spot in the commercial center of Nagoya near Yaba-cho subway station south of Sakae.
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