The remains of Ryukouji temple
(Shinto shrine Kasuganai Kannondou)


Shinto shrine ‘Kasuganai Kannondou' exists at the southeast side of the hill where remains of Karakawa castle are. The shrine exists in 2.5km north from Aiuchi district. It is one of the 33 Kannons (stone statue of Buddha), and has been designated as 17th Kannon.

It is said that ‘Kasuganai Kannondou' is the remains of Ryukouji temple which is written in the book ‘Tosa Ohrai'.


*Location: Karakawa, Isomatsu, Shiura district, Goshogawara city, Aomori prefecture

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