Anjo City

Honshoji Temple in Anjo

Nodera Honshoji Temple is the Jodo Shinshu sect temple founded by Kyoen Shonin in the Kamakura period. In mid-Muromachi period, Rennyo Shonin had converted this temple to Honganji Temple faction. Subsequently, this temple had a significant influence as one of three Mikawa Temples, together with Sasaki Joguji Temple and Shomanji Temple . During a riot that occurred at...

The Anjo Historical Museum

The Anjo Historical Museum This is the only one historical museum such facility in Nishi Mikawa region. The history and culture of the Yahagi River valley, from its genesis to modern times and centering on Anjo, are on display in the museum's 10 sections. You can enjoy learning about local history here: especially the unique human-faced earthenware,art of the Mikawa Shinshu sect, relerant...

Horiuchi Park in Anjo

Horiuchi Park in Anjo This park was opened as part of a project to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Anjo's municipalization in 1992. Its total area of 5.2 a. comprises three zones based on the themes of "flowers, greenery, and fairy tales." "Flower zones" are arranged in many locations in the park, as are flower beds, a flower promenade, and an event square, all of which present an...

Anjo City

Anjo enjoys many features that can be appreciated from the perspectives of nature, history, and culture. They invite you to visit their Web site and learn about Anjo today. They hope you even take the time to learn about their city in greater detail. Aichi Regional Map: Anjo Industry Culture Park - Den-park meet everyone with shining smiles, flowers and greenery....

DenPark in Anjo City

Located almost in the center of Aichi prefecture, the City of Anjo was once known as "Japan's Denmark," since it served as a model for agricultural management across the nation. Anjo's promotion of multiple agricultural crops, including rice, dry field crops, fruit trees, and livestock, was linked to Denmark, one of the world's most advanced agricultural countries....

Some Facts about Anjo

Some Facts about Anjo City Emblem This design was created from the character "An" of Anjo. The open bottom part symbolizes development. This, a partial modification of the emblem used unofficially in the past, was adopted in 1960. City Symbol On the occasion of the city's 40th anniversary as a municipality, this friendly symbol indicating the image of "overflowing light, greenery, and...

The Anjo Tanabata Festival

The Anjo Tanabata Festival This festival celebrates an event that adds poetic charm to summer. The three-day Anjo Tanabata Festival, with its dreams and romance of a summer night, has been celebrated in early August since 1954. This midsummer night's dream world is created with two-meter balls, complicated magic tricks, a five-color pennant that flaps in the cool breeze, and other effects....

Jozan-En in Anjo City

Jozan-En in Anjo City Jozan-En is a facility where the visitor can experience the elegant spirit of literary figure called Ishikawa Jozan, who came from Hekkaigun Izumigo in Mikawa (the present-day Izumicho, Anjo) during the Edo period. Ishikawa Jozan worked for Tokugawa Ieyasu once, but he lost his samurai status when he was 33 years old for disobeying orders during the summer battle of...