Walking – Kitain-temple at the end of September

Kitain-temple

We walked around Kitain on 25 September. It was not too hot but still getting a bit sweaty after walking around.

Tahou-tou

“Tahou-tou” in Kita-in. You can see beautiful cherry blossoms in the Spring.

sign board for foreigners

Next to “Tahou-tou” there is a sign board for foreigners. This is not an information on Tahou-tou but for the tourists of Kawagoe in general. It’s just set up recently as the last time we visited there wasn’t any signage.

Jigen-dou

Stone steps to “Jigen-dou” in Kita-in.

Jigen-dou

“Jigen-dou” is a memorial tower to comemorate Tenkai Soujyou and this is appointed as a national important cultural property.
It was built by an order of Tokugawa Iemitsu after 3 years from the death of Tenkai Soujyou in the era of Tempo 2 (1645).

Jigen-dou

An information board on “Jigen-dou”.

Aoi Tei-en(garden)

This is “Senba Tousyuo-gu Aoi Tei-en(garden)” in Kita-in. You can see fireflies from the end of May to the early July.

Aoi Tei-en(garden)

Let’s cross a bridge to “Benzaiten Itsukushima Jinjya”.

Benzaiten Itsukushima Jinjya

“Benzaiten Itsukushima Jinjya”. Pretty little “Hokora(shrine)”.

Azuma-ya (a cottage)

Azuma-ya (a cottage) next to Aoi Tei-en.

Stone steps to Senba Tousyou-gu

Stone steps to “Senba Tousyou-gu”. It seemed that the place was closed so we didn’t go up. Look at the “Aoi” Crest on the gate!

entrance from the side of Senba Toushou-gu

This is the entrance from the side of “Senba Toushou-gu”.

Toki-no Kane?

There is “Chya-soba Jyu-an Kitain” a Japanese Soba Noodle restaurant in the shape of Toki-no Kane on the way to the entrance where Tahou-tou is located.
This is an imitation of Tokino Kane in Kurazukurino Machinami.

Kitain-temple

Kita-in in Autumn. Please visit if you come to Kawagoe.

The route to Kita-in from Kawagoe Dai-ichi Hotel

Kawagoe-taishi kita-in
Address: 1-20-1 Senba-cho Kawagoe-shi
※ about 20 minutes walk from Kawagoe Dai-ichi Hotel

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