Heiwa Kannon

Travel Information

Heiwa Kannon(平和観音) is located Utsunomiya, Tochigi. It is 27m high Kannon Statue made by Oya Stone. It was built for the world peace and memorial for soldiers who had died during the WWII. It was designed by Mr. Asajiro Hida, and took 6 years to finish.

Tourist Info.
There is parking and restroom.

0. at Utsunomiya Station
1. use Kanto Bus to Oyakannonmae (30 min.)
2. walk (3 min.)

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Map around Heiwa Kannon

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Heiwa Kannon

Oya Kannnon is the natural rock carving statue. It was built in 1954, by Mr. Ueno. In 1956, Buddhist monk Sugawara prayed this Kannon and becomes opened eye statue of Kannon.