About Gyokusen temple
♦Founded in Kamakura era, a venerable "temple of flower".
With its foundation in 1251, Tamagawa temple has distinguished history among Sotosyu temples.
The garden with seasonal flowers is a place of scenic beauty designated by nation.
That is the reason why the temple is called "temple of flower".
It is said that father of Dewa mountains, Tenyu landscaped the garden as it is now during Edo period. Let's take a break with Japanese tea and sweets by looking at this beautiful garden.
Details Gyokusen temple
- Address:35 Tamagawa, Tsuruoka city, Yamagata
Opening hour:9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (close at 4:30 p.m. between November and March)
Entrance fee:300 yen, children 150 yen, highschool students 200 yen
Parking:(free) 30 cars
Access to Gyokusen temple
Access:30 minutes by bus from JR Tsuruoka station, 15 minutes on foot from the bus stop "ohdorii".