About Churen temple/ Atsushi Mori library
♦The old temple standing inbetween the sacred realm Mount Yudono and the everyday world.
Churen temple was built as a boundary between Mt. Shyoden and the everyday world.
It is said to be opened by Kukai, or Master of Kobo, and the body of Tesumon kaisyonin, a monk who has numerous legend is enshrined in here.
In the precinct of the temple, there are Astushi Mori library and literature monument for his honor who had a link by date with Cyuren temple.
Details Churen temple/ Atsushi Mori library
- Address:92-1 Nakadai, Ohtsuna, Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Opening hour:8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (9a.m. - 4 p.m. between December and April)
Reservation:Needed for a group of more than 20 people
Closed:Churen temple opens everyday/ library close from December to April
Entrance fee:Admmision fee 500yen, children 300 yen, group of more than 30 400 yen, junior and high school students 400 yen, entrance fee for library 200 yen.
Pick up service:Available
Parking:(free) 100 cars
Access to Churen temple/ Atsushi Mori library
Access:30 minutes from Yamagata highway Gassan IC via R112.