Places to Go
Temples and shrines

The Daikyozan Stupa (and environs)


Anyone traveling south from Kanayama station, aboard either the Meitetsu train bound for Toyota or the Tokaido line cannot possibly miss the impressive Daikyozan stupa,  a few hundred meters south, on the right hand side... more

Nagoya's oldest building: Arako Kannon

Nagoya's oldest building: Arako Kannon


When the famed Buddhist monk, and compulsive wood-carver, Enku ,took up residence at the Arako Kannon temple (Kannonji, in today’s Nakagawa Ward) in 1676, this venerable temple was already over 900 years old, having been... more