Daiju-ji Temple | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Mikawa-Anjo Station 

[Daiju-ji Temple]

The family temple of the Matsudaira family and Tokugawa Shogun family

The tombs of 8 generations of the Matsudaira family, mortuary tablets of successive shoguns, and a wood statue of Lord Ieyasu at the age of 73 are located within this ancient temple. Okazaki Castle can be seen from the main hall through Sanmon-gate and Somon-gate. Successive lords of the castle are said to have knelt in the castle tower facing Daiju-ji Temple to pray every day. Visitors will feel its history through the two-storied pagoda, an important cultural property, the large chinquapin tree planted by Ieyasu, and mortuary tablets of successive shoguns as tall as the men themselves.
Address Hiromoto 5-1, Kamoda-cho, Okazaki City, Aichi
Phone +81-564-21-3917 (Japanese only)
Opening hours April to September: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Last admission at 4:10 p.m.)
October to March: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Holidays Open Everyday
Admission fee Free for precincts
To see the cultural property
Adults 400 yen
Children (elementary/ junior high school students) 200 yen
Children under elementary school age Free
Access Take the JR Tokaido Main Line from "Mikawa-Anjo Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 15 minutes, alight at "Okazaki Station". Take the Meitetsu Bus bound for Daimon Eki for approx. 14 minutes, alight at "Daijuji" and walk for approx. 5 minutes.
URL http://home1.catvmics.ne.jp/~daijuji/
Photo credit Okazaki City

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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