Cathy Cawood

Enko-in

One of the five Kofu Gozan temples

Cathy Cawood   - 1 min read

Shingen Takeda moved this temple from Isawa to Kofu, and his wife's grave is in the cemetery. Takeda's own grave is at a nearby location. Enko-in is one of the Kofu Gozan temples located near between Kofu JR Station and Kai-Zenkoji. Many old cherry trees around the temple must create lovely spring scenes. There is some wonderful landscaping with rocks in the garden, and you can see views out over Kofu.

Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...