Welcome to “Iyashi” “Nagomi” secret spot and sightseeing in countryside of Japan !
Let’s move to “Hyakutarou-gate” by bus !
That object in the distance is the present “Hyakutarou-gate”, which is used as a sluice gate.
Let’s move to the gate on FOOT this time !
Here we are !
This is the old style “Hyakutarou-dam gate”
How big it is !
Total length of 9.5m, and 5.8m in height. The weight ? I don’t know…
This gate was built in Edo period, 330 years ago.
Around the gate, there is the “Mito-shrine”, which worships Hyakutarou as a God.
The festivals which celebrates his donation will be hold twice a year.
A poetry for the KUMA river.
Now, let’s move to “Jigan-ji” temple !
Passing through under these beautiful blossoms “Mokuren”
I like them very much ! They bring this area the fragrance of spring.
To Keep walking, walking…
This is the “Jigan-ji” temple, which is very old and traditional.
In the yard
Hyakutarou’s monument is there !
”May your soul rest in peace…”