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About 3 hours on foot

Visit old temples in Onomichi and collect "Shuin" (red) seals and Buddhist rosaries or bracelets. If you collect all of them, you will then receive a gift. You can experience Onomichi in a spiritual way during this tour.

JR Onomichi Station - Jikoji Temple - Tenneiji Temple - Senkoji Temple - Taisanji Temple - Saikokuji Temple - Jodoji Temple - Kairyuji Temple - JR Onomichi Station

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1. JR Onomichi Station

JR Onomichi Station

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5 minutes on foot

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2. Jikoji Temple

This is the first temple you will visit on the 7-temple tour. Buy a Shuincho (red seal book) for 300 yen. A red seal costs 300 yen per temple.

Jikoji Temple

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20 minutes on foot

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3. Tenneiji Temple

This temple is well known for its three-storied Pagoda. Peonies and cherry blossoms bloom in spring. You can experience Zazen meditation in early morning.

Tenneiji Temple

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It takes about 3 minutes by cable car and another15 minutes on foot

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4. Senkoji Temple

This is one of the symbols of Onomichi and many visitors to Onomichi visit this temple. The view of Onomichi seen from the main hall and various shapes of huge rocks are impressive.

Senkoji Temple

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about 30 minutes

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5. Taisanji Temple

This temple is said to have a connection with the "God of Learning" (Sugawara Michizane) . Many examinees visit here in the examination season.

Taisanji Temple

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about 15 minutes

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6. Saikokuji Temple

A gate with two giant straw sandals is the symbol of this temple. Two deva king images in the gate will be glaring at you.

Saikokuji Temple

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about 15 minutes

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7. Jodoji Temple

This temple is a well known national treasure. Many of its properties such as a two-storied pagoda and other treasures are specified as national treasures or important cultural properties. You will see pigeons in its precincts and you can feed them.

Jodoji Temple

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about 1 minutes

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8. Kairyuji Temple

Since the grave of the master of traditional Japanese theater "Jorui" (puppet play) is located here, people who desire to excell in the arts come to visit. If you collect the 7th Shuin (red seal) at this temple, you will get a gift here.

Kairyuji Temple

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5 minutes by bus or 30 minutes on foot

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9. JR Onomichi Station

JR Onomichi Station

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Onomichi Tourist Association ONONAVI offers information of sightseeing in Onomichi-city Hiroshima-prefecture (Japanese Food, Cycling, Festivals, Cherry Blossom Viewing, Showplaces and Sightseeing Spots), information of Cherry Blossoms in Onomichi-city, History of Onomichi-city, Nature of Onomichi-city, Culture of Onomichi-city, Festivals in Onomichi-city and Events in Onomichi-city.