Kankoji Temple
Minami Uonuma City
Zen Dojo with a history of about 600 years
In 1410, a Zen Dojo was founded and it prospered. After the death of Uesugi Kenshin in 1578, and during the Otate War, the chief priest at that time hid the Daihannyakyo, which was a gift from Uesugi, in a soybean paste barrel to protect it from the war, and from this event came the phrase, “Did you taste Kanko-Ji’s soybean paste?”
Address 267 Uwano, Minami-Uonuma City, Niigata prefecture
Telephone 025-783-2111
URL h t t p : / / k a n k o u j i . c o o l b l o g . j p /
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How go get to Kankoji Temple
Get on Joetsu Line from Echigo-Yuzawa Station and get off at Ishiuchi Station. About 20 minutes walk from there.
Closest Bus Stop
1.3km from Ishiuchi Station kado (MY11) Bus Stop
Car Access
From Tokyo6 minutes from Shiozawa-Ishiuchi IC
From Niigata6 minutes from Shiozawa-Ishiuchi IC
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