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Chōshō-ji Temple, Hirosaki

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  • It is back in the Zen area. Officially is a temple of the Soto sect Temple of the Tsugaru clan in mutsu province, Taiping Mountain Chief Temple. Fall color is to enter from the main gate and decorated compound Mikado, fine sculpture in front of the sense of lack of care, and passing in front of the temple looks. Those who wish to visit goes right, Interior and exterior main. Because not everyone ", please..." and came out shouting and relatively young monk, pay 300 yen, take off your shoes, go up and directions to the main building began. Inside a plain ones look not too. Financially strapped because it had to keep the Tsugaru family prior to 廃藩 of the Meiji era it is not heard. This monk, when you talk about hand gesture gesture lacked composure because the was a little strange. When was Buddhism related conversations, "dogen (priest), it is brains, from hate, are of course respect. ', Such as 'do not like that word"and I say"selflessness laws' and is the answer one Ikkyu liked hate intellectuals, stuck-something Japan Buddhism, Westerners seemed. Prolonged conversations, mausoleums, goeido in a whirlwind visit. Opens the landscape go far into the right of the temple square on the way back and wish dead end, Mt. Iwaki in the cliffs. Buildings of the compound: Mikado (a 2-Makoto Maki erected in 1629), young Bell (Regency Hōjō sadatoki 1306 donations), mausoleum (Tsugaru House Lords and Lady five houses in the Edo period), kuri (oura Castle kitchens, 1502), goeido (built a 2-Makoto Maki, 1629) the main building (built a 2-Makoto Maki, 1610).
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  • Choshoji is situated at the end of a street (actually 2) lined with temples. There's a dozen or so temples in one area. Most of these have little to offer, unless you really like temples, but Choshoji...  more »
  • Father was a samurai of hirosaki first feudal Lord for the temple was built in the first half of the 16th century temple's roots. It is a temple of the Soto sect in the Tsugaru family moved the temple location for the demon's Gate guardian of the Castle hirosaki Castle fortification at the No. 2 Lord nobuhira publicly. With Mikado from Zen City entrance its magnificence can be the beautiful delicate and heavy carving in the country designated in your right hand placed Blue Dragon Cave-T'ang Temple and main that followed, left Bell during the Kamakura period, front, appeared a mausoleum in the back. Without the time, guide it by back 申shi込mezu Guide, the guide is the mausoleum grounds off limits was a! The appearance of the various temples could be seen. Kai could witness the Mikado like the remains of the building at the time was that it was (← sour grapes). It is a stately white as the family Temple of the Lord.
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  • To tell the truth at first did not expect too much, but surprisingly good. Admission fee of 300 yen at the Guide's 30-minute very hard both indoors and outdoors Guide and commentary please.
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  • It was the deepest of Temple Street.
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