The gate for the Zoujouji-temple

24/05/2006

増上寺三門 .jpg
The gate for the Zoujouji-temple which is registered as the Japanese important heritage.
It is the head temple of the Joudo-shu Buddhism in Japan.
The gate was built in 1611 and made of wood.

The closest station is JR Hamamatsucho or Daimon-station on the Ooedo metro-line
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It's 21meters in height,19meters in width,9meters in depth.
Around 3000 monks trained here every year until Meiji-era.

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