Touji-in Temple

In 1341 (Ryakuo 2), Takauji Ashikaga founds Muso Kokushi as a founder. It is a family temple of the each generation Ashikaga shogun. The garden in north houjou has a grave of Takauji Ashikaga. The place known as having been drawn a novel on "the temple of the wild goose." The Reiko-den hall has principal image of Kshitigarbha which is buddhist image owned by Takauji, said to be made by Koubou, a wooden statue of the Ashikaga each generation Shogun. A garden pond and the cotton rose pond of the Muso Kokushi product are beautiful. A tea-ceremony room, the Seiren-tei is tasteful, too.

[ Access ]
It is a 10-minute walk from Araden Kitano line Touji-in station
[ Hours ]
From 9:00 to 17:00 (last entrance 16:30)
[ Fees ]
500 yen
[ Links(Japanese) ]
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