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[Miyagi]“Zuigan-ji” was revived by “Date Masamune”2013.06.20

“Zuigan-ji” is the temple, which is located in Matsushima town, Miyagi prefecture. It was built in 828 but the name of this temple was “Enpuku-ji” at that time. “Enpuku-ji” declined by fire until 1580s and was revived by “Date Masamune” who was the leading samurai in Tohoku area, as “Zuigan-ji”. This Japanese architecture was designated as national treasure in 1953.

Zuigan-jiPhoto by scarletgreen
Zuigan-jiPhoto by TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋)
Zuigan-jiPhoto by TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋)

We can see a lot of treasures in a treasure house of “Zuiganji”.

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