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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Ryusenji Temple


Ryusenji (lit. "Dragon Spring Temple") is a small, delightful temple near the entrance to Obata Ryokuchi Koen.

Ryusenji Temple, Nagoya

Ryusenji Temple (aka Ryuusenji) has connections with the local warlord Oda Nobunaga and also supposedly with Kobo Daishi, though nearly every place in Japan seems to be connected in one way or another with the latter. Ryusenji Temple is one of the top four temples associated with Kannon - the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy - in the Owari district of Aichi Prefecture along with Arako Kannon, Kasadera-Kannon in Minami-ku in Nagoya and Jimoku-ji near Tsushima, a suburb out to the north east.

Ryusenji Temple, Nagoya, Aichi

Ryusenji Temple
Ryusenji 1-chome, 902
Tel: 052 794 3647

Ryusenji Temple, Aichi Prefecture.

To get to Ryusenji, take a Yutorito Line bus from Ozone, Nagoya Dome or Sunabashi stations all on the Meijo Line. Cross over the road and the temple is on a hill on your left. There are also buses to Obata Ryokuchi Station from Meitetsu Obata Station on the Seto Line.

Ryusenji Temple, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

Ryusenji Temple, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

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