Funaya “Fisherman’s/Boat House”

“Funaya” are boat garages used to protect boats and make them last long. They are also used…

Miyazu Catholic Church

Also called Saint John church, this wooden church was built in 1896 by…

The Old Mikami Family House

This house was registered as an important national cultural property. The Mikami family…

Nariaiji Temple

Halfway up Mt. Nariai, overlooking Amanohashidate is Nariaiji Temple, the 28th checkpoint along…

Shiizaki Inari Shrine

Shiizaki Inari Shrine is famous for its azaleas that bloom every year mid-late April….

Chionji Temple

It is one of the three temples in Japan dedicated to the Monju…

Motoise Kono Shrine

Motoise Kono Shrine is an old shrine that has a strong affinity with…

Amanohashidate Shrine

Lying along the Amanohashidate sandbar is a quaint shrine that takes the name of the…

Seya Village

Seya is an area of Miyazu located near Hioki.  It is famous for its tanada…

Kanayadani Temples

Also called “Teramachi”, Kanayadani is an area in Miyazu with several beautiful temples. …

Chigenji Temple

Chigenji Temple is a temple belonging to the Sotoshu sect of Buddhism and…

Chie no Wa Stone Lantern

The Chie no Wa (Circle of Wisdom) lantern was originally used to guide ships…

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