Sekiganji Temple

According to the history of temple, the Sekiganji Temple (赤 岩寺), was opened by Yukimoto in the Nara era (762) at the request of Emperor Seibu. Located in the city of Toyohashi, Aichi.

During the Heian period, he was converted to the Shingon sect and prospered as the last temple on Mount Takano. It was destroyed by fire in 1913, except for the gate of the Mountain, the main hall and Aizen-do.

The statue of Aizen Myo is the last work of Kamakura and considered an important cultural asset in the country.

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The surrounding area is a forest mix of deciduous and coniferous trees, where you can enjoy the season of Cherry blossoms and red autumn leaves. Behind the temple there is a small trail that leads to the Akaiwa Observatory, with an altitude of 111.4 meters. a observatory circular where we can see the area around Toyohashi city.

Parking: Free

Aichi-ken Toyohashi-shi Tame-cho Akaiwayama

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