Course for kids ⑤
Oga Peninsula Sengoku Period storiesCastles, generals, and monks
This course takes you around the Oga Peninsula’s castles and temples. Imagine life during the Sengoku Period as you explore!
Duration: approx. 3 hours
1Oga City Geopark Learning Center
- Oga City Geopark Learning Center
- Have fun learning about the highlights of Oga Peninsula and Ogata Geopark.
20 minutes by car
- Cape Oibanazaki
- Mentioned in school textbooks!
- Ruins of Wakimoto Castle
- castle built on a plateau
- Tenjinsama no Hosoba no Old Camellia （The God Tenjin’s Old Camellia）
- Is this different from a standard Camellia?
40 minutes by car
- Akagami Shrine Goshado
- This was a temple during the Sengoku Period!?
- Namahage statue (monzen)
- A symbol of monzen district!
- the gregariousness of the dogtooth violet
- Ogres made these stone steps of the goshado in springtime in hopes of a full bloom
- Oga Seafood Market
- This market offers every kind of fresh seafood caught in Oga.
- Dairyuji Rakusuitei Japanese Garden
- visitors are charmed by the seasonal scenery as well as the legend of the dragon god Ryujin and the beautiful woman.
- It was named after its resemblance to a dragon rising into the heavens.