The “DATE Culture” Fostered by Masamune
16 Toshogu shrine
This shrine was founded by the second lord of the domain, Tadamune in 1654. It consists of “Honden”, “Karamon”, “Sukibei”, “Zuijinmon” and “Romon”, all of which are decorated by clear lacquer coat, gold leaf and shippo metal fittings. It was designated as a National Important Cultural Property in 1953. Honden houses in its inner shrine a “Zushi (miniature shrine)”, which is fulgently decorated with engravings, decorative metal fittings and brilliant colors, and holds the statue of “TOKUGAWA Ieyasu” inside. Its “Torii” gate is the oldest stone Torii in the prefecture.
Stories : 3 Spreading of Culture After Masamune Designated : 13 National Important Cultural Property Categories : 3 Inheritance by Successive Domain Lords Regions : 1 Sendai City
Name : 16 Toshogu shrine Location : 1-6-1 Toshogu, Aoba-ku, Sendai City
- Location/Ownership/Traditional place
- Sendai City