of the Art “Taikeiji”
Very characteristic temple
Many of famous artiste, such as Ei Rokusuke, Tokiko
Kato, Hachidai Nakamura, Osugi & Peeko sometimes
visited to this temple for free concert, lecture, etc.
This temple open not only for those famous people but
also the local artist because the concept of this temple
is; “For all the citizen, open for exercise hall”.
The recent temple is used for only funeral and memorial
service, but original temple was opened all day for
moral training for local people. The idea of priest
of this temple is “truth” always exists in the art,
and temple has to supply the field for parishioner
and local Sado people for considering life. Now, every
artiste visits this temple for expressing art such
as: Indian dance, drum session, play, Opera or Operetta,
piano concert, street performance. In addition, sometimes
opens English lesson for little children by foreign
Gallery museum of art
This beautiful gate of contrast of white wall & brown
board had been constructed on 1842, architecture
of Edi era. The left side of the gate is gallery,
the priest of this temple had reformed the barn to
the exhibition space on 1979, and picture, photograph,
and many kinds of folk art of bamboo, wood, straw,
cloth had been exhibited in this space as the culture
activity. Bruno Taut admired the gate from architectural
viewpoint, because the balance of the coloring of
white and dark brown is exquisite. This space is
also offered to not only for the professional, but
also the amateur artist, because, here is the place
Very rare sculpture;
One of the principal Buddha of mountains Buddhism
and is protecting ascetic. He is riding on god deer,
attended by guardian dogs and very resembles to Garuda,
who is the king of bird tribe.
Healing space “Hirari”
The numbers of students are unable to go to school
for psychological reasons is annually increasing.
This free space “Hirari” is opened for such kind
of children and their parents, and children study
freely, enjoy artwork, and sometimes visit to Welfare
center of elderly for helping to elder people thereupon.
Daily open: from afternoon.
Any inquiry to;
1110 Kitashinbo 1110, Sado-city
Postal code: 952-0000
100m walk from the bus stop Undo-Koenmae, Main-line