Reiheishi Highway
Daichuji Temple

Daichuji Temple is a temple which is famous as the place where Uesugi Kenshin and Hojyo Ujiyasu made peace in 1568. The history of the temple goes far beyond this however as it was originally built more than 800 years ago. The temple had the confidence of Tokugawa Ieyasu during the Edo period, and until the end of the Edo period was in a position of command as first among 3 leading temple at the head of the Soto sect. The temple is also home to a 200m path to the temple which is lined with hydrangeas and is spoken of in the Seven Wonders of the World and is also one of the "Tochigi Top 100 Scenic Places".

252,Nishiyamada Ohira-machi Tochigi-shi Tochigi-ken
【Expressway entrance】
Tohoku Expressway Tochigi-Interchange


Daichuji Temple


5 minutes by car from JR Ohirashita station traffic

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