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This location consists of the gravesites of the wives and children of many generations of Yonezawa Domain daimyo. It is also the resting place of Naoe Kanetsugu and his wife.

Mt. Kasuga Rinsenji was built in 1617 under the direction of Uesugi Kagekatsu. The main gate was moved to its current location in 1908.


Location Information

Site Name
Mt. Kasuga Rinsenji
1-chōme-2-3 Rinsenji Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-0062
Phone Number
http://yone-rinsenji.com/ (Japanese only)
Visiting Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Regular Closed Day
A few days around the Obon festival period
Space for 35 cars and 3 buses
English Support
Not available
Entry Fee
Grounds entrance: 100 yen
Temple entrance: 300 yen