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67 Chonai Matsushima, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-354-3206
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“rose garden” (8 reviews)
“heart shaped” (2 reviews)
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67 Chonai Matsushima, Matsushima-machi, Miyagi-gun 981-0213, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-354-3206
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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 hahaue
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 Heikki S
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

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

1  Thank Oliver F
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Not as famous as it's eminent neighbour Zuiganji, but this temple wins with its lovely gardens. Was there in June and the flowers were blooming. There are also caves here to see.

Thank Yew Hong N
Reviewed June 19, 2016

The nice thing of this temple is the garden. It is not very big but it is quite peacful. The temple itself is not very impressive, however it is quite nice the small temple dedicated to the son of shogun that died young.

Thank BP_EatLover
Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a beautiful temple and garden. It's unusual because it contains a rose garden, a moss garden and a heart shaped pond. There are many maple trees which would make it a lovely sight in autumn. You can wander at your own leisure and...More

1  Thank TheDoor_isopen
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