Zuiryu-ji Temple, located on the former site of Hachimanjo Castle, was built for Toyotomi Hideyoshi's nephew, Toyotomi Hidetsugu, who was forced to commit hara-kiri (cutting belly) on the orders of Hideyoshi. Take a moment and pay your respects when visiting the temple. A tour of the temple grounds takes from 30 minutes to 1 hour with a ropeway running every 15 minutes.
Zuiryu-ji Temple is also famous for its autumn leaves. From the middle of November to the beginning of December every year, there are night light-ups to enhance the evening beauty of the leaves.
|Address||19-9 Miyauchi-cho, Omihachiman, Shiga, 523-0828
Free entry to the temple grounds (¥300 to enter the temple)
|Average visit length||
Around 1 hour.