Rinsenji temple


The Temple Where Uesugi Kenshin Studied

This temple was built in Meiou 6 (1497).
Uesugi Kenshin, a samurai of the Sengoku period, studied at this temple from age 7 to 14, focusing on literature and tactics.

General Information

Directions●30 minutes on foot from Kasugayama Station (Tokitetsu-Haneuma Line)
●15 minutes by car from Joetsu IC (Hokuriku Expressway)
Car Park●Regular cars:30 (free of charge)
●Large bus:10 (free of charge)
Opening Times●Hours of Operation : 9A.M. to 5P.M.
●Holidays: None
Prices【Admission fee】(including treasure exhibition)
●Adults: 500JPY
●Elementary/junior high school children:250JPY
※10% discount for a group of 25 or more, 20% for a group of 100 or more
NotesThe gates may close without advance warning depending on weather.


NameRinsenji Temple
Telephone Number025-524-5846
Fax Number025-525-5006