Kamaishi Daikannon Statue (宗教法人石應禅寺 釜石大観音)
The Kannon (goddess of mercy) statue holding a fish is 48.5 kilometers in height and stands as if watching over the boats coming and going from Kamaishi Bay. Building of the statue was initiated by Meihozan Sekiosenji Temple praying for peace of the spirit worlds. From the 12th floor inside the statue, 120 meters above sea level, you can see the panorama of Mada-misaki Cape, Ozaki Peninsula and the Pacific Ocean.
Iwate Pref. Kamaishishi Odairachou 3-9-1 (Sanriku CoastArea)
9:00-17:00 (Last ticketing 16:30)
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The Daikannon is located on a spectacular headland looking back to Kamaishi and...
- 9:00-17:00 (Last ticketing 16:30)
- The end of the year(12/29-12/31)
- [Admission fee to worship] Adults (General/University Students) 500yen, Middle School (High School/Junior High School Students) 300yen, Children (Elementary School Students) 100yen
- Parking Lot
- Available (150spaces)
* Free, Charge (600yen for medium-sized vehicles and above, Cars300yen) Available
- Credit Card
- Not available
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- Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 10, 2020 (Information as of June 2, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
- Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
- Average budget
- [Lunch] 1-1,000yen
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
- Pet friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
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A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region’s delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you’ll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.