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Manyo Park was originally listed in “The 100 Best Historical Parks in Japan,” and has
recently been certified as one. Reasons for the certification include its symbolization of Yugawara, which is the only onsen resort mentioned in Manyoshu, and the fact that many writers, artists and others have visited it.
The ‘Living National Treasures’ Museum
The works of holders of Important Intangible Cultural Property, so-called Living National Treasures, are exhibited here. The recent works of ceramic artist Mr. Morihiro Hosokawa are constantly on display in the special room.
Sanehira Jiro Doi protected Yoritomo Minamoto, who had lost the Battle of Ishibashiyama, from Kagechika Oba’s army. Joganji Temple is the family temple of the Doi clan.
The Great Head of Buddha at
Originally, the ceramic image of the Buddha was placed in Nagoya Castle, and after the war, it was dedicated to Fukusenji Temple.