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Oya Heiwa Kannon

1198 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya 321-0345, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 28-652-0128
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Big stone Kannon

Oya Heiwa Kannon is a big statue of Kannon, made by Oya stone. It is located nearby Oya temple, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimitaka S
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BEAUTIFUL PARK SETTING WITH GRAND ENTRY

Visited the Oya Heiwa Kannon statue with visit to Oya mine and temple. The stone figure is set in... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2016
austranomads
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1198 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya 321-0345, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oya Heiwa Kannon is a big statue of Kannon, made by Oya stone. It is located nearby Oya temple, but unlike the former this site is free for entrance. It is a nice photo spot.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Visited the Oya Heiwa Kannon statue with visit to Oya mine and temple. The stone figure is set in a park like setting. Entry from the temple is via a cutting in the hill which was mined at some stage. The enormous figure is interesting...More

Thank austranomads
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The Oya Heiwa Kannon statue is quite impressive and easy to visit if you are already close to the oya stone museum. There is a small street of vendors leading up to an open park with the statue. In front of the statue, there is...More

1  Thank Itzsteve
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Very close from the Oya Temple.But compared with the carved Buddha inside the temple,this statue is recently built recently and looks not so clean.But it is free to watch and climb the stairs next to the statue.

Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The Heiwa Kannon-zo (Kannon Peace Statue) was interesting because it was carved into the stone. Prior to entering this area, you are mesmerized by the entrance way which looks like you are entering a mountain passage of stone. There is a staircase to the left...More

Thank Shikataganai73
Reviewed December 23, 2015

You will drop by here after visiting Oya stone Museum which is about 5 mins drive away. While the stature is certainly majestic, I find it difficult to visit this attraction just on its own. So do pair up with a visit to Oya stone...More

Thank HXZ_HZX
Reviewed April 20, 2015

I don't see anything special from the stone Buddha.

Thank Takenoko_jp
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Whilst not so old compared to the nearby temple carvings the Heiwa Kannon is spectacular and the surroundings (an open air quarrry-like space protected from the wind by the high cliffs) were a delight. A visit to all 3 Oya sites is a must -...More

Thank Tony P
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