The famous Sotozen temple was built by Ieyasu Tokugawa in the year 1612. Home to the tombs of the Asano clan and the Forty-Seven Rōnin of the Akō Incident, visitors can also see various objects and landmarks related to these legendary warriors, such as the Chikara-no-Ume plum tree. The Gishi Festival, which takes place on December 14th, the anniversary of the Akō Incident, attracts many visitors from all over Japan. Additionally, the Spring Gishi Festival takes place here from April 1st to 7th.
|Hours||Open from 7:00 ~ 18:00 April thru September, 7:00 ~ 17:00 October thru March. Forty-Seven Rōnin Memorial open from 9:00 ~ 16:00 April thru September, 9:00 ~ 16:00 October thru March.|
|Holiday||Open year-round. Forty-Seven Rōnin Memorial closed on the last Wednesday of the month every February thru August.|
|Transportation||1-minute walk from Exit A2 of Sengakuji Station, via Toei Asakusa Subway Line|