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“One of the three principle temples during the Edo period and the temple related to Ako Gishi!”

Sengakuji Temple is a famous Buddhist temple following Soto Zen school. It was built near the Edo Castle in 1612 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of Tokugawa Shogunate in Japan. The temple was renovated at the current location after 30 years because it burned down. Sengakuji Temple is very famous as the temple that the graves of Ako Gishi, the real story of avenge and loyalty in 1703, are located.

 

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2-11-1 Takanawa, Minato City, Tokyo
(1 minutes walk from “Sengakuji Sta.” A2 Exit)