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Located just south of Kitain, it is officially called the Tendai sect special Motoyama Naka-in, and is a temple with a quiet appearance.
In ancient times, it was called Hoshinoyama Mugenjuji Buddhist Temple, and it is a temple of the Tendai sect that was separated from Mugenjuji at the end of the Kamakura period. It is said that it was.
Naka-in is known as a temple related to Toson Shimazaki, and in the precincts there is a tea room and folklore related to Toson Shimazaki, which is designated as a cultural property of Kawagoe City. Has been done.
In addition, there is a tomb of Miki Kato, the mother-in-law of Fujimura, in the precincts, and it is said that Fujimura himself wrote down the gravestone "Hasutsuki Fuseno Tomb".It is also famous as a famous place for cherry blossoms, and the weeping cherry tree in front of the main hall is especially famous.The lush green precincts change colors not only in spring but also in summer, autumn, and winter, and entertain people with their seasonal expressions.Furthermore, Naka-in is also famous as the birthplace of Kawagoe tea and Sayama tea.At the time of the opening of the mountain, Ennin brought tea fruits from Kyoto and cultivated them for medicinal purposes in the precincts. Until about XNUMX years ago, there was a tea plantation in the precincts as well.A stone monument to that effect is erected in the precincts.It is a place where you can feel the passage of time while loving the trees and feel the time to wash your heart.
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