Korin-in is the sub-temple of Daitokuji Temple. It is not open to the public except on special viewing days. Hatakeyama family of Noto built in 1520s. Since then, it has become the family temple of the Noto Hatakeyama clan. The main hall was later destroyed by fire and has been rebuilt. After the fall of the Hatakeyama clan of Noto, Toshiie Maeda, who ruled Noto in place of the Hatakeyama clan, renovated it in 1581. From then on, it became the family temple of the Maeda clan as well.
The main hall, Karamon gate, and front gate are important cultural properties. The front gate is one of the oldest gates within the Daitokuji temple grounds.
The front garden of the Hojo was restored in 1978 based on remaining old materials. A Karesansui garden with stone patterns arranged on white sand, said to represent the ideal world of Horai.
Korin-in is only open to the public during special openings in the fall and spring.
Nearby spots from Korin-in
Korin-in is located within the grounds of Daitokuji Temple. There are many sub-temples around.
Zuiho-in next door is usually open to the public.