Think outside the box at this imaginative photo location in Konan, Aichi. Unexpectedly, the bright red traffic lights serve as piercing eyes for The Great Buddha at Hotei as the cherry blossoms elegantly cover it.
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N35° 19' 25.2984"E136° 52' 23.3724"
This image of The Great Buddha at Hotei and traffic lights was taken near a crossing in Konan, Aichi. You can either drive or take public transportation.
If you're using public transit, take the train to Kōnan Station (江南駅) by using the Inuyama Line or Meitetsu-Limited Express. You can also get there by taking Inuyama Line to Hotei Station (布袋駅). Both stations are within walking distance of where I stood to get this perspective.
From Kōnan Station, you will be near the GPS coordinates in 15 minutes if you walk on the pedestrian walk near the Meitetsu-Limited Express train route. The Hotei Station stop is located south of the coordinates, and you can get there by walking along the Meitetsu-Limited Express route in the opposite direction.
You can reference the Thai massage salon Re:fine to get to the coordinates. Once you're there, stand on the pavement in front of the salon and you will see the traffic lights and the roadsign.
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