Enkoji Temple

Morioka City

Central Iwate

The family temple of Mitsumasa Yonai, the prime minister from Morioka. Founded during the Kanbun era (1661-1672). There is a neck mound that tells the legend of a lotus who stole the head of his executed father and offered it as a memorial service. It has been designated as a city-designated preservation building.

3-11-49 Minamiodori, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture 020-0828
Morioka Tourism and Convention Association
Phone number 019-604-3305
FAX number 019-653-4417

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