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[Kurodani Konkai Komyoji Temple] Garden with beautiful autumn leaves, special viewing in autumn 2022

2022.09.29

At “Kurodani Konkai Komyoji Temple”, where the Kyoto Shugoshoku set up their headquarters at the end of the Edo period, special viewings will be held during the day and at night.

Highlights of day visits

The O-hojo, which is usually closed to the public, and the circuit-style garden “Shiun no Niwa” colored with autumn leaves are open to the public.
In addition, this year, we will exhibit items related to the Aizu Domain, including the Shibetsu Hakodate-zu folding screen from Shibetsu Town, as the “Kyoto Shugoshoku 160th Anniversary Special Exhibition” at the O-hojo.
You can also see the “Tiger Room” where the number of tigers changes when you open and close the fusuma.

During the daytime visit, the temple gate is also open to the public.
On a clear day, the view from the top of the tower, which can see as far as Abeno Harukas in Osaka, is spectacular.

Furthermore, from this year, a guided walking tour of the Bakumatsu, Aizu Domain, and Shinsengumi will be held.
While enjoying the beautiful autumn leaves, you can learn more about Konkai Komyoji Temple, which is associated with the Aizu domain and the Shinsengumi at the end of the Edo period.

Viewing period: Saturday, November 12, 2022 to Sunday, December 4, 2022
Viewing time: 10:00-16:30 (Last entry 16:00)

>Daytime visit special page

Highlights of Night Visit

Located on a hill, Konkai Komyoji Temple is known as a famous spot for evening views.
Especially in autumn, you can see an even more beautiful sunset sky, and you can enjoy a fantastic scenery in the evening when the sun goes down.

In addition to the beautiful autumn leaves garden, the precincts such as “Gokoshiyui Amidabutsu” known as “Afro Buddha” and the approach to the shrine will be beautifully lit up.
The illuminated autumn leaves reflected on the water surface of Shiun no Niwa are a must-see.

Live Japanese music is held three times a day in the Ohojo-mae garden, where the dry landscape is beautifully lit up.
Enjoy traditional Japanese tones such as the koto and shinobue(flute).

Viewing period: November 18th (Fri) to December 4th (Sun), 2022
Viewing time: 17:30-20:30 (Last entry 20:00)

>Night Visit Special Page

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