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Oya Heiwa Kannon

1198 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya 321-0345, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 28-652-0128
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What a sight!!!

It's really huge. You can walk up the statue. View from the top is great. No entrance fee! Free... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
via mobile
Good place for a walk during cherry blossom season

People usually visit it when they come to Oya Temple and the Oya Stone Museum. There are shops... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
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1198 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya 321-0345, Tochigi Prefecture
+81 28-652-0128
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

It's really huge. You can walk up the statue. View from the top is great. No entrance fee! Free parking at the city parking lot. Free guide (only in Japanese). It's also a power spot for the young Japanese people. Very close to Oya Temple

Thank Shantylee827
Reviewed 16 September 2017

People usually visit it when they come to Oya Temple and the Oya Stone Museum. There are shops selling things made of oya stone. If they are open you can see oya stone workshops.

1  Thank 2catsinJP
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting the nearby quarry or Utsunomiya this is a must see. I don't imagine coming here if it's out of your way but it's a lovely place.

Thank Bracken D
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Oya Heiwa Kannon is a big statue of Kannon, made by Oya stone. It is located nearby Oya temple, but unlike the former this site is free for entrance. It is a nice photo spot.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Visited the Oya Heiwa Kannon statue with visit to Oya mine and temple. The stone figure is set in a park like setting. Entry from the temple is via a cutting in the hill which was mined at some stage. The enormous figure is interesting...More

Thank austranomads
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Oya Heiwa Kannon statue is quite impressive and easy to visit if you are already close to the oya stone museum. There is a small street of vendors leading up to an open park with the statue. In front of the statue, there is...More

1  Thank Itzsteve
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very close from the Oya Temple.But compared with the carved Buddha inside the temple,this statue is recently built recently and looks not so clean.But it is free to watch and climb the stairs next to the statue.

Thank GAIDA2014
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The Heiwa Kannon-zo (Kannon Peace Statue) was interesting because it was carved into the stone. Prior to entering this area, you are mesmerized by the entrance way which looks like you are entering a mountain passage of stone. There is a staircase to the left...More

Thank Shikataganai73
Reviewed 23 December 2015

You will drop by here after visiting Oya stone Museum which is about 5 mins drive away. While the stature is certainly majestic, I find it difficult to visit this attraction just on its own. So do pair up with a visit to Oya stone...More

Reviewed 20 April 2015

I don't see anything special from the stone Buddha.

Thank Takenoko_jp
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