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History and Outline
Founded in the 10th year of Eisho by Akaono Doshu, a very good person of the town and distinguished direct disciple of Rennyo Shonin. “The Akaono Doshu Itoku-kan” was opened in October 1978. “Kuri”(a kitchen) of this temple using “Gassho-zukuri” architecture was designated as a cultural asset by Nanto-shi.
ProjectExhibition, collection, preservation, research and propagation
Collection and Exhibition
“Kokoroe-nijyuichi-ka-jo”(21rules) written by Akaono Doshu
“Rennyo-goshosoku”(information about Rennyo Shonin)
Works of Munakata Shiko, a woodblock artist and works of Kawai Kanjiro and Hamada Shoji, ceramic artists.
- 825 Nishiakao, Nanto-shi, Toyama-ken 939-1977 Japan
- +81 763-67-3302
- From December to March
- Parking provided
Take Kaetsuno bus for Gokayama from JR Takaoka Station and get off at Nishi-akao bus stop.
3 minutes by car from Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway Gokayama I.C. 36.380378,136.870545
- Great temple of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, “Rennyo-goshosoku”(information about Rennyo Shonin), “Kokoroe-nijyuichi-ka-jo”(21rules) written by Doshu, works of Munakata Shiko, Kawai Kanjiro, etc.