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Gochi Kokubunji Temple, Joetsu

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  • In 8th century, Syomu Emperor ordered to build a temple per state to stabilize its situation. Gochi Kokubunji Temple is one of these temples. Later, this temple was burned out in the 16th century. But...  more »
  • Quite widely within the main building is three-storied pagoda there, said the temple was built by Emperor Shomu as Kokubunji Temple in the country. I wonder so Joetsu great temple there was enough. It was also where buildings had sometimes stayed in the precincts Shinran in Joetsu, feel the history.
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  • Visit the parent's footsteps. Exiled to Kyoto from Joetsu, itoigawa through (stay many beach) in Kokubunji Shinran landed comes first and foremost. Three-storied pagoda, Temple now stands.
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  • When Basho visited Joetsu-Shi's was through in the rain. When I arrived [downpour] of rain. [5 t. Kokubunji] are there two Basho haiku monument. One sound of water 飛込mu pond and the frog another one in medicine or as flowers kusa枕 clause 7/8/1689 (lunar calendar), Takada (Joetsu City) physician and Hosokawa spring Hermitage written in haiku in the House. [Oku no hosomichi] of does not come out on the account of a trip sentence monument was built on the 0/1816 (1816). [Drug section] is that the herb garden.
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  • To inherit the Kokubunji Temple Nara period, by order of Emperor Shomu built for purposes of the national peace Temple. The zhongxing Uesugi Kenshin and was moved to the current Iji said. Widely within the Temple of Temple pagoda, library, main gate and Shinran in echigo-exile spent seven years.
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  • But put in but the great three-storied pagoda
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  • Beautiful place visit, we rest mentally, everything is quiet.
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  • Three-storied pagoda is beautiful and elaborate carvings are carved.
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