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Hosho-in (Osu Kannon)

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2-21-47 Osu, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-231-6525
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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

Thank Pat E
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

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

Thank RobertChew-MY
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is a good short stop-over for Kannon followers and temple architecture fans. A well-known worship place for the locals. The shopping arcade next to it hosts merchants selling local handcraft merchandises and local delicacies.

Thank ryanteo
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Easy accessible by subway. Temple is not big but nice to visit. There is a small shopping arcade right next to the temple.

Thank AliceChui
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It is a temple dedicated to Kannon, a bodhisattva also known as the Goddess of Mercy. The temple is easily accessible by subway and there is a bustling shopping street next to the temple. The temple itself is great for watching people and admiring traditional...More

Thank autumncs
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This is perhaps one of Nagoya's oldest temples and it shows. The temple needs some upkeep and restoration. The painting of the exterior is faded and the surroundings is not very clean. In contrast, the inside of the temple is beautiful in gold color!

Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The temple is OK, hidden among modern buildings. Regardless, it maintains some level of spirituality and intimacy. Very close to it I found another very intimate place (not rated on TripAdvisor though). Fuji Sengen Shrine. Very very nice! Worth the quick extra walk through the...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

A nice Shrine to visit while in Nagoya. Not large but still interesting. There was a fair sized crowd there despite being the middle of a work day. It is close to a shopping street area. The building was beautiful.

Thank abc12345678993
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely Buddhist temple right outside the Osu Kannon Shopping Arcade. I am not religious, but I love the grounds and ambiance of this temple.

Thank Lisa B
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