Amanohashidate attractions

Waterfront in Amanohashidate

Amanohashidate

Amanohashidate means 'bridge to heaven' and this narrow sandbar covered in some 5000 pine trees has long inspired poets and painters. It's also billed as one of Japan's 'top three views', along with Matsushima and M…
Buddhist Temple in Amanohashidate

Chion-in

Steps from the southern end of the Amanohashidate footbridge, this busy temple is home to an Important Cultural Property pagoda from the Muromachi period (late 1500s). The temple's o-mikuji (fortunes; ¥300) are shap…
Historic Building in Amanohashidate

Mikami-ke

This historic 18th-century home belonged to a wealthy family of sake brewers and silk traders. There are well-preserved architectural details and artefacts explained in English leaflets.