Chosho-ji is a temple with Bodhisattvas built for Tsugaru Lords. Its Sanmon (main gate), standing 16.2 meters high, was built by the 2nd Lord Nobuhira in 1629. Sanmon is a teaching in Zen Buddhism signifying ‘Sangedatsumon’ (gate of the three liberations). There are 33 Zen temples along the Zenringai path, with the Zenringai area being designated a national important cultural property.
Chosho-ji Temple (Zenringai)Culture - Hirosaki-city
Take the Konan Bus bound for Yonchu from the JR Hirosaki Station and get off at the Shigemori-machi Chosho-ji Iriguchi (20 min. ride). 10 minute walk from the station.