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Unganji Temple

Unganji TempleBuilt in 1450, it is the oldest temple in Kakunodate town. The sanmon gateway is Akita prefecture's tangible cultural property. The guaridan deva is a work of Emazo, the composer of the Donpan folk song. Also the thousand Buddha statues of Shiraiwa ware, is a magnificent piece of art.

Location33 Maego, Shiraiwa

Contact InfoUnganji Temple: 0187-54-3230

Traffic accessTen minutes by car from JR Kakunodate Station