During the age of the samurai, composed by the light of a candle, around 150 years ago, pictures depicting wondrous scenes. Come see for yourself. Quite popular with foreign tourists, you can get a sense of what life was like for the common folk in those days through the scope of the painter known as Ekin. Created as a means of warding off evil, their intensity is twice as great in the dark. Even now, the figures look as if they could start moving. A unique way of appreciating art, here you'll make your way through the dark corridors by the light of a paper lantern called a "chouchin".
You can also view some severely deteriorated works through a peephole, an interesting and popular way for people to continue enjoying delicate works.
The blood-covered samurai, the flowing kimono, their gorgeous colors vividly depict the times in this strange, must-see artwork. https://visitkochijapan.com/en/see-and-do/10017