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190101-0044-PP - Chokugakumon, Zojoji


Tokyo Meiji 1890s Kimbei Kusakabe

Chokugakumon (勅額門) at Zojoji Temple in Shiba, Tokyo.

The gate features a plaque with the word Yushoin (有章院), the Buddhist name of the seventh Shogun Tokugawa Ietsugu ( 徳川家継, 1709– 1716), written by Emperor Nakamikado (中御門天皇, 1702–1737).

Six of the 15 Tokugawa shoguns are buried at Zojoji.

Much of the temple compound was destroyed during the US air raid on Tokyo of March 10, 1945 (Showa 20).

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