2. Japan Heritage - Hitoyoshi Kuma
  3. Buddhist Art
  4. 3.Takatera-in Temple

3.Takatera-in Temple

高寺院【山江村】|日本で最も豊かな隠れ里 日本遺産人吉球磨【熊本県】

Cultural Asset Data

Name Takatera-in Temple
Address 1640 Ko, Yamada, Yamae-mura, Kuma-gun, Kumamoto
Mapcode 195 886 264*30
Contact 0966-23-3051
Misc Advance notice is required for viewing

Considered the oldest temple in the Hitoyoshi Kuma region. It was constructed by the Yaze clan, who were eradicated by the Sagara clan upon their entry into the region. Try climbing the 375 steep steps up to see the Bishamondo, which is registered as a National Tangible Cultural Property.

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