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67 Chonai Matsushima, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-354-3206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful garden and autumn fall leaf make the nice view. In the night the light up make the view more interesting. I'm very impress tree reflection on the pond.

Thank azamer
Reviewed May 11, 2018

If you love Japanese gardens, please visit this temple. Also, there is a rose garden, which is unusual for a Japanese temple. Lots of history here. For more, check `hiddenjapanguide.com`

Thank rie s
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely beautiful Temple and gardens and grave sites. The grounds and gardens give you such a peaceful place to walk and reflect and listen to the birds and the wind talking through the Maple trees. This place is perfect for those perfect pictures....More

1  Thank Perry H
Reviewed December 6, 2017

My sister and I visited Entsuin twice, once at night and during the day. Both visits were worth it. There was a light-up event at night that highlighted beautiful autumn colors. The pond reflected trees around it like a mirror. This event is very popular,...More

Thank Miyuki T
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The gardens in this temple are magnificent. The carved crevices and buddhas in the mountainside give it an almost otherworldly quality. The temple itself was closed for repairs when I visited, so I can only say things about the garden. When in Matsushima it would...More

Thank 271heikkis
Reviewed July 6, 2017

When we went, there was a lady in a Kimono that gave us a free English guided tour. There is so much that you would never know about the place. The black "slate" stone path? That is from the Beach area and us also same...More

1  Thank Greg A
Reviewed April 26, 2017

As has been stated, the gardens here are lovely. Definitely worth going. Intersting mausoleum at the back of the property.

Thank tamaletown
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

This may not be such a big place compared to Zuiganji-temple, but it's got such beautiful gardens and there are many photo spots. First of all, the rock garden attracts your eyes; the contrast of white rocks and darker rocks, the harmony of rocks and...More

Thank TOkada
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Spend a restful half hour sitting in these gardens to refresh tired legs. Beautiful array of different floweres from roses to dahlias along with acer and anenome.

Thank Brucie32
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This temple is lesser famous than the next door Zuiganji temple with its beautiful painted sliding doors. But, Entsuin temple has a very nice garden and the famous mausoleum of date Mitsumune which had been locked up for more than 300 years due to the...More

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