A popular tourist spot to feel Japan Vol.22 The town of temples, slopes, movies, and Japan heritages Onomichi
Onomich in Hiroshima Prefecture is called the town of temples, slopes, and movies.
It was designated as “Japan heritage” established in 2015, because of the history of the port city, Buddhist buildings in the Middle Ages, slopes and roads based on the life, and rich emotional old folk houses there.
Also, it was the stage of several movies, and a lot of tourists visit associated places, so that it’s known as a famous tourist place in Japan.
Being exposed to the sea-breeze, there is a temple named Senko-ji Temple that can overlook the best view of the town from there.
After praying and enjoying the view at Senko-ji Temple where people can go there by the ropeway, why don’t you stroll “Path of Literature” that is a promenade started from Sancho Station in Mt. Senko-ji Temple ropeway?
A lot of cultured people are based on Onomichi, so it’s necessary to see “Onomichi Literature Museum” to
feel their footprints closer.
In “The Former Residence of Naoya SHIGA” where is a place lived by a writer Naoya SHIGA, who was active
from the Meiji to the Showa Period, a historical Japanse house and a tatami floored Japanese room
are remained beautiful.
In this small Japanese room where can overlook the town of Onomichi, so many works were born.
Passing through the gate with 2 meters of “large straw sandals”, there is Saikoku-ji Temple, and this is
the temple for good walkers prayer to be a good walker like the Deva.
In Jibutsudo, where is able to have general viewing, you’ll be fascinated by the dynamic calligraphy and a
fusumae (painting on fusuma) that are well harmonized with the tatami.
After seeing arts, why don’t you enjoy Japanese tastes with green tea on the teatime?
You can do “Japanese sightseeing” by strolling freely, seeing marvelous views, and visiting temples and
old folk houses in Onomichi.
Also, the beautiful sunset in the city of slopes is something special.
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