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May. 14, 2020 UPDATE

Daitoku-ji Soken-in Special Opening Event

- 大徳寺 総見院 特別公開 -
Traveler Friendly
English pamphlets are available. Please reference the English on their website.
Information
English pamphlets available
Languages spoken
Simple English only
PeriodOctober 3 - November 30, 2020
VenueDaitoku-ji Soken-in
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May. 14, 2020 UPDATE

Daitoku-ji Soken-in Special Opening Event

- 大徳寺 総見院 特別公開 -
Traveler Friendly
English pamphlets are available. Please reference the English on their website.
Information
English pamphlets available
Languages spoken
Simple English only
249 1 --- 0 reviews
PeriodOctober 3 - November 30, 2020
VenueDaitoku-ji Soken-in
Story & Recommendation
Think back on their way of life at the Oda Nobunaga family temple
The usually closed Daitoku-ji Soken-in temple will hold a special opening event this spring! Soken-in is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, the main temple of the Daitoku-ji faction of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism. Toyotomi Hideyoshi built this temple to pray for the soul of Oda Nobunaga. The temple’s name comes from Nobunaga’s legal name. “Soken” means “Seer of all” and if you look at that period, it appropriately represents his life, as Nobunaga strived for the unification of the whole country under one rule. Within Soken-in, there is a wooden statue of a sitting Oda Nobunaga dedicated by Hideyoshi which has been designated as an important cultural asset, the tombstones of the Nobunaga family and a beautiful, modern tea room. We defiantly recommend anyone interested in deepening their understanding of Oda Nobunaga to take this chance to visit this temple.
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Event time
10:00~16:00(Entry closes)
Cancellations
When a storm warning or heavy rain warning is judged dangerous to visitors or for the protection of the cultural artifacts, the temple may close without prior warning. Any closures will be announced on their official homepage.
Price range
Adult: 600 yen Elementary to High school student: 400 yen Pre-school: Free (With an accompanying guardian)
Credit cards
Not accepted
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