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World Peace Daikannnon Statue, 100m tall, Awaji Island
10-JAN-2005

World Peace Daikannnon Statue, 100m tall, Awaji Island

1 What it is?
-The name of the statue is "World Peace Daikannnon Statue"

2 Where it is?
-The address is Tsuda, Kamaguchi, Higashiura-cho, Awaji City

3 Outline of the statue:
Opened: July 3, 1982
Height of Statue: 100m including the 20m pedestal
Principal icon of the Buddhist temple: The Sacred Kwannon Bodhisattva.
Builder: Mr. Toyohichi Okuuchi

4 Floor guide (10 storied tower)

10F Observatory Platform
5F The Ethnology Museum (100 items)
Watch & Clock Museum (200 items)
4F Resting Room, Souvenior Shop
3F Okuuchi Modern Ceramic Art Museum (500 items)
2F Okuuchi Modern Art Museum (150 items including Picasso,
Milo, Fujita, etc.
1F Peace Kwannon Temple and the Kwannnon Temple for the spirits of miscarried children
BIF The Traffic Museum (classic car museum)
Outdoors: A steam locomotive D51 type

Admission Fee: Adult 800 yen, Child 400 yen

The best way to reach Awaji by public transport is as follows:

1 From Osaka take the JR train on Kobe Line (the Tokaido-Sanyo Line) to Maiko. It will take
about 45 minutes (780 yen) by Rapid service that leave JROsaka Station every 15 minutes.

2 From Maiko take the bus at Kosoku Maiko Bus Stop for Iwaya Port.(13 minutes, 400 yen)
Starting time is as follows.
7:10 7:30 7:55 8:20 8:45 9:00 9:25 10:05 10:25 11:25
11:55 12:45 13:15 14:05 14:55

3 Change to the Awaji Kotsu bus from Iwaya for Sumoto and get off at "Shimoda".(23 minutes,
500 yen)
Starting time is as follows:
8:00 8:30 9:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00

4 On foot about 3 minute you can get the World Peacre Kwannnon Statue site.


Tourist Information Desk
Hyogo Tourism Association

Nikon D100
1/640s f/6.3 at 120.0mm full exif

other sizes: small medium original
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