Eishoin Temple (栄摂院)

The narrow path from Konkai-komyoji Temple to Shinnyo-do Hall is a path where people in the know can enjoy a foliage walk in the fall. You find Eishoin along this path.

This temple is on the north side of Konkai Komyoji Temple, and one of the sub-temples of Konkai Komyoji Temple. It has an eye-catching vermilion-lacquered entrance gate.

It was built in 1589 by Morikatsu Kimata, a vassal of Tokugawa Ieyasu, who later became a retainer of the Hikone domain under Ii Naomasa.

Eishoin garden in autumn

Eishoin Temple’s garden is open to the public only during the autumn leaves season. Although it is a small garden, this place is a must-see during the autumn leaves season. You can see more photos here.

Nearby spots

Konkai-Komyoji Temple garden is also a good place to enjoy autumn leaves.

Shinnyo-do is another sightseeing spot nearby.

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