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Hoshoin / Osukannon

2-21-47 Osu, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 460-0011, Japan
+81 52-231-6525
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Ranked #20 of 116 Attractions in Nagoya
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: The temple is well-known as Osu Kannon and the surrounding area has the atmosphere of good old Nagoya town. Osu Kannon area is often refered as... more »
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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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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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