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Hoshoin / Osukannon, Nagoya
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A modest, red-lacquered Buddhist temple, Hoshoin / Osukannon remains known for its monthly flea market and profusion of pigeons. Originally built in the 17th century, the temple was unfortunately destroyed and had to be rebuilt in 1970s. Interestingly, it holds the only copy of the Kojiki--ancient chronicles of Japanese history and mythology--though the document remains out of public view. Take advantage of the photo opportunities among the pigeons and picturesque architecture. On the 18th of every month you can hunt for souvenirs at the flea market. Using our online itinerary creator, Nagoya attractions like Hoshoin / Osukannon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is nice place to chill after the busy Osu shopping street and in case you're tired of all the Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Just behave politely there, because although it is also tourist ...  more »
  • 從市中心步行來大須觀音廟也不過十分鐘,公共交通可以搭乘地鐵到大須觀音站再步行即可到達。每次來都會來參拜上香給家人求非常靈驗的御守。 
  • 很美的寺廟,但鴿子超級多。地點很方便,地鐵站出來走不到五分鐘就到了。周圍的商店街----大須商店街很有特式,也是必到的地方。