Entsuin Temple

Relax in the Meditation Garden of this Zen Buddhist temple. There are four beautiful gardens to enjoy.

This distinguished Zen temple was constructed in the 17th century. Starting with the Meditation Garden with its towering cedar trees, there are four different gardens to enjoy. The mausoleum for Mitsumune Date, made with the finest craftsmanship of the time, is also something not to be missed.
Business Hours

April-November 8:30am - 5:00pm December-March 9:00am - 4:00pm
Adult: 300 YEN
Children: 100 YEN

High school students: 150 yen
Entsuin 67 Matsushima, Matsushimamachi, Miyagi
(022) 354-3206

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7 years ago
Beautiful temple
Like all Japanese temples, it was very beautiful and impressive, there is like a route you follow and see different types of garden and statues. We also saw the impact of the big earthquake so the temple's entrance was in renovation when we visited.
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7 years ago
We visited in early Fall, shortly before the leaves started changing colors. It was stunning. There is a flower garden, some carvings, a bamboo forest, a zen garden, and a couple small temple buildings.
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7 years ago
Better than Kyoto!!
I personally like this temple than any temples in Kyoto. I have been to Kyoto so many times, but nothing amazed me as much as this temple. (Of course, Kyoto has great so many temples too!) The sophisticated atmosphere, zen garden, beautifully trimmed moss are breathtaking!! I was truly amazed at beautiful nature. I want to visit here all the four seasons...
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