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Entrance to Gokokuji Temple, Niomon Gate. It's right next to Gokokuji Station on the Yurakucho subway line. 仁王門
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After you pass through the Niomon Gate, this is what you see.1 comments
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Well
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Well
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Map of temple grounds. Belonging to the Buzan School of the Shingon Sect of Buddhism, Gokokuji temple was built by the mother of Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi in 1682.
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Steps going up to an inner gate called Furomon 不老門
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Furomon Gate (Ageless Gate) 不老門
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View from Furomon Gate
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Buddha statue with Tahoto Pagoda in background
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Kannon-do main worship hall 観音堂(本堂)
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Kannon-do main worship hall 観音堂(本堂)
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Daibutsu Buddha statue
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Daibutsu Buddha statue
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Tahoto Pagoda at Gokokuji temple in Bunkyo, Tokyo. Built in 1938 modeled after the original Tahoto Pagoda at Ishiyama-dera temple in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture. 多宝塔
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The original Tahoto Pagoda in Otsu is more aesthetic (and a National Treasure).
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Tahoto Pagoda and Gekkoden Hall at Gokokuji temple in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
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Gekkoden Hall (Important Cultural Property). It was moved here from Miidera temple in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture. Now it serves as a tea ceremony headquarters 茶道本山. 月光殿
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Kannon-do main worship hall and autumn leaves
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Kannon-do main worship hall and autumn leaves
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Side of Kannon-do main worship hall and autumn leaves
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Rear of Kannon-do main worship hall and autumn leaves
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Corner of railing on Kannon-do
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Kannon-do
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Kannon-do
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Kannon-do
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Inside Kannon-do main hall
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Grave of Okuma Shigenobu, former Prime Minister and founder of Waseda University.
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Grave of Okuma Shigenobu
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Another grand grave
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Cemetary behind the temple
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Gingko tree in fall
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Yakushido Hall 薬師堂
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33rd temple on the Saigoku Pilgrimage circuit
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Bell tower 鐘楼(付梵鐘)
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Stone lanterns
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Tea ceremony women
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Mt. Fuji motif
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Song monument
   
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