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Tentokuin Temple (Temple dedicated to Tamahime)

Tentokuin Temple is the family temple of Tamahime who was the wife of Maeda Toshitsune-the 3rd Lord of Maeda Family. The temple was constructed in 1623 (Genna 9). Tamahime was the 2nd daughter of the 2nd Tokugawa Shogun, Hidetada, who married when she was only 3. She had 7 children and died at a young age of 24 due to a sickness. In the temple, visitors can also enjoy a performance of Karakuri dolls which tells the story of Tamahime (Timings for Karakuri Dolls Performance: 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00 (No performances from December to February)

Address

Kodatsuno 4-4-4, Kanazawa, 920-0942

Telephone

+81-(0)76-231-4484

Fax

+81-(0)76-223-6633

Fee

500 JPY for adults; 300 JPY for junior high school students and 200 JPY for elementary students
(10% discount for a group with 30 or more people)

Hours

9:00-16:30 (9:00-16:00 Dec. to Feb.)

Closings

Year-end and New Year ( 29th Dec. to 3rd of Jan.); Wednesdays (Dec. to Feb.)

Access

From JR Kanazawa Station take a bus to "Tentoku-in Mae". It's a 2 minutes walk from the stop.

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