The third daughter of the three Azai sisters, a popular princess from the Warring States period who also became the protagonist of the Taiga drama.
Exterior of Ikoji Temple
Ikoji Temple

Ikoji Temple

Ikoji Temple was destroyed by fire during the Tokugawa Enpo period when the mountain was opened in the first year of civilization (XNUMX).
In the XNUMXrd year of Keian (XNUMX), the temples were rebuilt by Masamori Jito, who gave the order of the Tokugawa Shogunate and gave XNUMX stones to Ichihara-gun, Kazusa.The principal image is Yakushi Ruriko Nyorai.
A mortuary tablet discovered by the complete renovation of Fudodo recently revealed that the Miyoshi Hatamoto family was a descendant of Nagamasa Asai, the lord of Omi Odani Castle, which was destroyed by Nobunaga Oda.
On the tiles, the inscriptions of Rokuko Asai and Hachiko Miyoshi are engraved with the year of their death.
According to verification, the female wooden statue of the legend is Oeyo-in, that is, the third daughter of Shogun Hidetada Tokugawa, such as Oeyo, the third daughter of Nagamasa. (Become the mother of Shogun Iemitsu)], and it is very beautiful, similar to the mother "Oichi" who was called the most beautiful woman in the Warring States.
In addition, there is a wooden statue of Amida Nyorai, a cultural property designated by the city, which is presumed to have been made at the end of the Heian period.

・ It is a temple used by local people.
・ Please be moral and watch quietly.
・ Please do not enter the adjacent garden.
・ Do not fold flowers and trees.
・ Please take your trash home with you.


XNUMX Nishikuniyoshi, Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture

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About XNUMX minutes on foot from Kominato Railway Kazusa-Ushiku, recommended use of Ushiku station square rental cycle