Sengaku-Ji, the resting place of 47 Ronin

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Main gate

EN: The story of 47 Ronin has been recently popularized in the Western world by American film of the same name with Keanu Reeves in the leading role. Let’s say that this cinematic interpretation of the story wasn’t the best and it really deserves its 14% reviewers’ average rating on RottenTomatoes. If you really want to know a bit more about the events related to 47 Ronin, have a look at this site. Anyway – the temple Sengaku-Ji is the resting place of 47 samurai and Asano Naganori, it’s located in walkable distance from Sengakuji station. The entry is free, unless you want to see the museum and other designated parts of the area.

SK: Príbeh 47 samurajov s názvom 47 Ronin bol iba nedávno spopularizovaný v západnom svete vďaka rovnomennému americkému filmu, v ktorej si hlavnú úlohu zahral Keanu Reeves. Príbeh samurajov v tomto filme naozaj nestál zaveľa a priemerné hodnotenie recenzentov v sume 14 percent na stránke Rottentomatoes si naozaj zaslúži. Ak chcete viac informácií o týchto historických udalostiach, čítajte tu. Chrám Sengaku-Ji je miestom odpočinku týchto hrdinov, okrem nich si tam návštevníci môžu uctiť aj pamiatku Asana Naganoriho. Prístup k tomuto komplexu je vcelku jednoduchý, stačí vystúpiť na stanici Sengakuji a prejsť niekoľko minút po vlastných. Kľukaté uličky pomedzi domy sú celkom pekné, vstup do chrámu je zdarma, no ak chcete vidieť múzeum a jednu oddelenú časť budovy, budete si musieť zaplatiť.

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A little pedestrian sidewalk on the way

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These narrow streets under sakuras were really nice

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Part of the temple complex

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Main gate from the inside (I think)

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The path to the graves

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This is the resting place of 47 Ronin

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