TOURISM

TOURISM

「SHIMANAMI LEMON BIKE」「SHIMANAMI LEMON e-BIKE」

Duration
h

SHIMANAMI LEMON BIKE was brought by Kobe Shoin Women's University student team at "Setouchi College", a presentation program held in collaboration with local governments and universities. With the concept of "a photogenic bike fun to ride targeting on young women", this lemon-themed cute bike was created. Rental service available at Hotel Beacon Onomichi.

Onomichi Past-and-Present Tour on a 16-person bicycle "ONOMICHI ICHIROKU"

Duration
1.5 h

Enjoy cycling with a nice and crispy CASTLE ROCK croissant and a special drink using the vinegar which played an important role in enriching the food culture of Onomichi. The tour stops by at the oldest vinegar storehouse in Japan, which is not normally open to the public. You will have a chance to learn about the history of vinegar brewing and the brewing process.

Onomichi Beer Tour on a 16-person bicycle "ONOMICHI ICHIROKU"

Duration
1.5 h

Visit the Onomichi Brewery which utilizes an old storehouse. After learning about the brewing process of craft beer, grab a glass of Onomichi-made beer in you hand and enjoy ICHIROKU cycling. Enjoy the extraordinary experience of pedaling in the scenery of Onomichi while drinking beer.

Onomichi Experience Tour on a 16-person bicycle "ONOMICHI ICHIROKU"

Duration
0.75 h

Cycling tour going around the eastern part of the city. Feel unity with your pedal mates and accomplishment through this unique ICHIROKU bike.

Kairyu-Ji Temple, Sennyu-Ji sect of Shingon Buddhism

Duration
h

One of the temples of "Onomichi 7-Temple Tour". 5 colored strings in the precinct are connected to the hand of principal image of Buddha. Wishes will be fulfilled by praying on holding these strings. There is a tomb of Bunraku famous for Ningyo-Joruri (traditional puppet theater), and it is said that wishing in mind stroking the mound of Buddhist chant, your performance will improve.

Jodo-Ji Temple, the headquarters of Sennyu-Ji sect of Shingon Buddhism

Duration
h

One of the temples of "Onomichi 7-Temple Tour". There is a "Wishing Stone" in front of the hall which Kyugoro Jinmaku, a Yokozuna sumo wrestler dedicated to this temple. It is said that turning this stone as you pray, your wishes come true. There are some treasures garnered here, only seen at the time of unveiling.

Saigoku-Ji Temple, the headquarters of Daigo sect of Shingon Buddhism

Duration
h

One of the temples of "Onomichi 7-Temple Tour". Nighttime light-up performance since April of 2019. Lighting system was designed by Ms. Mikiko Ishii, who also designed lighting for the Outer Garden of Imperial Palace, Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge. Nighttime light-up performance from sunset to 22:00 everyday.

Daisen-Ji Temple, Daigo sect of Shingon Buddhism

Duration
h

One of the temples of "Onomichi 7-Temple Tour". After praying at the main temple, give it a try with Jizo-Statue called "Light or Heavy Jizo". If you lift him easily, then your wish will be fulfilled, or if too heavy to lift, then will not. Another statue is "Rubbing Kannon" which gives you healing power by rubbing your affection part on the Kannon statue.

Senko-Ji Temple, Shingon Sect

Duration
h

One of the temples of "Onomichi 7-Temple Tour". Many people without distinction of age and sex pay visits here seeking for the benefits of "better fortune and protect from evil" and "wishes fulfillment" to resolve worries of love or exterminating bad luck. Precincts and the main hall built utilizing stage structure which stands on a steep cliff, provide you superb views of Onomichi.

Tennei-Ji Temple, Soto Buddhism

Duration
h

One of the temples of "Onomichi 7-Temple Tour". This temple is called "Temple for illness healing prayer". Image of Binzuru, the primary disciple of Buddha, enshrined on your left in the main building, has been called "Rubbing Buddha" and is believed that your affection part will be healed by rubbing the same part of the statue.