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Hoshoin / Osukannon

Address: 2-21-47 Osu, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0011, Aichi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 52-231-6525
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Ranked #24 of 147 things to do in Nagoya
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is my fav. Temple in Nagoya. Though I have seen this temple 2 times previously I could not resist to visit it again on the 3rd time. I just like it because is connected at OSU shopping street.

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Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Honestly, this temple is not especially grand or unique compared to other temples in Japan. Although I have to say I am not a Japanese so a lot of the religious significance may have been lost in me. It is just a very small temple dedicated to the diety kannon, with a small street street market around the temple. Though... More 

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158 reviews 158 reviews
60 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is located close to a shopping area which makes it an interesting stop while you are walking around to shop or eat. Don't forget to stop there

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Osukannon temple is a great stop to look around before heading to the Osukannon shopping street. The temple is particularly well situated a few minutes from Osukannon station and it is a beautiful contrast to the modern building surrounding it. Activities include the usual fortune tickets or ringing the bell. Outside, a small shack sells bird feed to feed the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Like a lot of buddhist temples Osukannon is surrounded by modern day buildings and for us was a nice surprise walking out of the huge shopping mall. Whether you are religous or not the temple is worth a short visit and take a moment to contemplate. The pagoda style temple is worthy of a photo for your album, tag the... More 

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