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Kinryuzan Rinsai Kappa Temple

Kinryuzan Rinsai Temple in Oita is famous for its collection of kappa (water sprite) statues.

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Yufuin Temples & Shrines

Yufuin Temples & Shrines: see a guide to the shrines and temples of Yufuin in Oita Prefecture. These include Tenso Shrine, Bussanji Temple, Rokusho-gu (Unagihime Shrine) and Ogosha Shrine.

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Usuki Stone Buddhas

The Usuki Stone Buddhas (magaibutsu) are a collection of ancient Buddhist statues that are carved directly into exposed rock, in Usuki, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu.

Yusuhara Hachimangu

Yusuhara Hachimangu Shrine in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, was founded in 827 as a branch of Usa Hachiman Shrine.



Northwest of Beppu, the Kunisaki Peninsula is home to the most famous Shinto shrine dedicated to Hachiman, the god of war and protector of Japan.

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Rakanji Temple Oita

Rakanji Temple in Nakatsu, Oita. Read a guide to Rakanji Temple, a temple built into a mountain, incorporating numerous caves, and thousands of stone buddhas.

Futagoji Temple Oita

Futagoji Temple Oita: Futago Twins Temple is situated on the Kunisaki Peninsula in Oita Prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu.