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Kentokusan Erinji Temple乾徳山 恵林寺

Temple

This temple famous for its gardens, a nationally-designed historic site and scenic area, was chosen by samurai warlord Takeda Shingen to serve as his family's temple. It also boasts many attractions including a good number of cultural properties such as its four-legged gate, a National Important Cultural Property, and the family gravesite of Takeda Shingen, a prefecturally-designated Historical Site. Every April 12, the temple is packed with people attending the Shingen Festival.

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place Yamanashi Pref. Koushushi Enzanoyashiki 2280
phone 0553333011

Review of Erin-ji Temple

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/07/29 Hard to get to this place
This place is famous in association with Shingen Takeda who was a great war time general. He invited his mentor; a great Monk Kaisen to this Temple. So you can see and enjoy association of Shingen...
Reviewed:2016/12/01 Quick stop to see shingens grave.
Short stopover to see Takeda Shingens grave. Nice site and museum etc worth visiting. Some nice Temple grounds etc. Worth stopping if passing by.
Reviewed:2018/11/12 1330年
甲斐牧ノ庄の地頭職を務めていた二階堂出羽守貞藤が、夢窓国師を招き、自邸を禅院としまして創建致しました。

Details

Address

Yamanashi Pref. Koushushi Enzanoyashiki 2280 [map]

Phone

0553333011

Hours
8:30-16:30
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee to worship] Adults 300 yen, Konaka High School Students 100 yen
Parking Lot
Available(200spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

    There is no Bus Stop nearby.
    There is no IC nearby.

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Yamanashi prefecture is the proud home of one of Japan's most celebrated icons: Mount Fuji. Although the mountain straddles both Yamanashi and Shizuoka, the most breathtaking views of Fuji-san can be seen from the Fuji Five Lakes north of the mountain in Yamanashi prefecture. The plethora of outdoor activities in and around the lakes all have the benefit of the country's highest mountain as their backdrop, and we can assure you that it is an unforgettable sight.