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Shrines and Temples

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Takeda-jinja Shrine

Takeda Shrine was built in 1919 to enshrine the spirit of Shingen Takeda at the site where three generations of Takeda (those of Nobutora, Shingen, and Katsuyori) all lived. Various Takeda-related important cultural assets are on display.

Zenkoji Temple

img08_01.jpgThe main hall of Zenkoji is the largest wooden structure in eastern Japan. The temple gate and statue of Amitabha Tathagata have been designated important cultural properties.

Enrinji Temple

img09_01.jpgErinji was the family temple of Lord Shingen. The traditional Japanese garden designed by Muso-Kokushi, a famous Buddhist priest, is beautiful enough to have been named a national treasure.

Kuonji Temple

img10_01.jpg An aesthetically pleasing cedar forest surrounds the three main shrine structures, which have all been named national important cultural properties. Fuji-Sengen shrine is the main sight for local festivals and is noted for having two giant cedars, each over one thousand years old. The trail up the Fujiyoshida side of Mt. Fuji originates from this shrine.

Fuji Sengen Shrine

img11_01.jpgAn aesthetically pleasing cedar forest surrounds the three main shrine structures, which have all been named national important cultural properties. Fuji-Sengen shrine is the main sight for local festivals and is noted for having two giant cedars, each over one thousand years old. The trail up the Fujiyoshida side of Mt. Fuji originates from this shrin.