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Hosho-in (Osu Kannon): Tours & Tickets

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2-21-47 Osu, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed today

Temple that is smaller that I thought but has a lot of ground to move around. The temple is near Osu Shopping and right next to it you will find a mechanical puppet clock. At certain hours of the day (11:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00), you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lyho01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to visit Nagoya’s famous buddhist temple. Aside from taking some picture, ended up shopping in the famous Osu Kannon Shopping Area. The temple was full of people as there was an on going ceremony. The Osu Kannon is covered street shopping like Dononbori of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Z969SQjohnc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After spending time at Atsuta Shrine and Honmaru Palace - this lovely old temple was a bit of a let down. A bit scruffy and too many pigeons!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank belgaicas
Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

This temple look out of palace next to the shopping arcade but it was a charm. Beautifully situated in the middle of modern city. Here you can find lots history and culture. A must if you are in Nagoya

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank darmakhairiree
Reviewed 9 July 2019

This lovely Kannon temple is located right near one of the entrances of the Osu Kannon shopping district where there are also lots of small restaurants and eateries all around so worth a visit because of it's location. The temple is quite grand with it's...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

A very old and major temple located at the end of the osu shopping street. Lots of photo opportunities. Strangely there are a lot of pigeons here (which is uncommon as crows seem to be the common birds in this part of japan), which gives...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank KYHENG
Reviewed 13 December 2018

A pretty Buddhist temple that is rather famous in Nagoya. Good introduction to temples that are typically seen in Japan. Located near a shopping district.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The temple was very nice and a good stop either before or after shopping at Osu shopping street. The temple is very picturesque and provided another glimpse of the unique Japanese culture. It costs nothing but the time and memories are worthwhile if you're in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank godzilla313
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The Antique swap meet falls on the 18th and 28 th of each month! It was cool to see the various vendors selling their goods! Got luck and got some Kikaida and Kamen Rider photos. Bought a 70s toy tin gun that still shoots sparks!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jay22200
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We came here by accident as the taxi driver drop us here when we wanted to go to Osu Shopping Street. One of the many typical Temple in Japan. This is a small one. You can pay this a visit before proceeding to Osu Shopping...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RobertChew-MY
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