"Shouge no Ishi-Torii" is located in the industrial area in Tendo. There are many cherry trees around there, it is known one of good unknown spot of cherry trees in Tendo. Now it stands front toward the east and west. But the Torii have a mean of the entrance to hory area. So they think that it stood front to the "Yamadera" hory temple of buddist.
- Shoge, Tendo-shi, Yamagata pref.
- ( Turn to the right at the 1st traffic signal from Yamagata city on the Route 13, go toward to "Yamadera". And turn to the left at the 1st crossroad. You can see it on the right side)
"Kasagi" and "Shimagi" is made of only 1 stone. "Nuki" and "Tsuka" is lost now, but it has a image of them. This Torii is counted as "3 Toriis in Mogami area" with one of Narisawa, Yamagata city and one of Motoki, Yamagata city. There is only a little of Torii in Heian era (794A.D. to 1192A.D.) in Japan, this is very precious historical site.
[ Cherry Trees in Tendo... ]