Joko-ji Temple belongs to the Rinzai Sect, which was built in 1336. There is a mausoleum of the first feudal lord of the Owari han, Prince Yoshinao. It has a sculpture by Jingoro Hidari. The mausoleum and the central building, “Muiden,” built in late Muromachi era, are designated as national cultural properties. This temple is also famous for its cherry blossoms and maple trees, and the forest around it is the part of Aichi Kogen National Park. There are many spots in which you can enjoy the wonderful nature, camping, fireflies watching and so on.
- 373, Jokoji-cho, Seto City, Aichi.
- [official transportation] 15 minutes walk by Joko-ji Station, JR Chuo Line [car] go on the prefectural road 15 from Nagoya City and turn right at “Shiroganebashi Higashi” / go north on the prefectural road 207 from Seto City and turn left at “Joko-ji Cho” / go on Root 363 from Seto Shinano IC, Tokai Loop Road, turn right at “Shinano Koban Mae,” drive 10 minutes on Root 248, turn left at “Shimohanndagawa,” and drive 5 minutes on the prefectural road 205.
- Seto Marutto Museum and Tourism Association 0561-85 -2730