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The main hall at Shôrin-ji
  • Japanese: 松林寺 (shourin-ji)

Shôrin-ji is a Jôdo-shû temple in Sakura (Chiba prefecture), associated with Doi Toshikatsu. Its main hall (hondô), constructed under Toshikatsu's patronage, is the oldest wooden building in the city.

The grounds also include small stone memorial towers (kuyôtô) dedicated to Toshikatsu, his parents, and his wife, as well as a shrine to Bishamonten, one of the Sakura Seven Lucky Gods sites.

References

  • "Sakura sanpo" pamphlet, Sakura City Tourism Association.

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