Attractions

Buddhist Temple in Onomichi

Senkō-ji

Senkō-ji is the best known and most impressive of Onomichi's temples. Among its features is the kyō-onrō, a bell tower whose bell always rings in the new year – the sound of this bell is registered as one of the '10…
Museum in Onomichi

Onomichi Literature Museum

Close to Hōdo-ji, the fourth temple along Onomichi's temple walk, this museum features displays on the lives and works of Hayashi Fumiko and other writers connected with Onomichi. It's interesting for fans of Japane…
Museum in Onomichi

Maneki-neko Museum

This quirky museum houses hundreds of the ornamental beckoning cats that wave you into shop entrances all over Japan, dating from the Meiji era to modern day. It's nothing fancy, but a must for cat fans. It's not fa…
Gallery in Onomichi

Onomichi City Museum of Art

In Senkō-ji-kōen, downhill from the observation tower beside the Senkō-ji-yama Ropeway, is this museum with changing exhibitions of local and Western art. The building, which has fine views, was remodelled by archit…