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A nationally-designated historic site that shares a connection with Uesugi Yōzan.

This is a temple aligned with the Shingon sect of Buddhism. When Yōzan’s former teacher, Hosoi Heishū, visited him, Yōzan gave him a tour of this temple and allowed his teacher to rest here.


Location Information

Site Name
13928 Sekine Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-1205
Phone Number
http://fumon-in-yonezawa.jp/ (Japanese only)
10 minute walk from Sekine Station
This location is not open for shrine visits or tours during the winter period (December 1 to mid-April).
Those who wish to visit must call the temple in advance.