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Choju-ji, also known by its official name Choju Zenji, is a Rinzai Buddhist temple related to nearby Kenchoji. Choju-ji is one of two funeral temples dedicated to Ashikaga Takauji, head and founder of the dynasty of shoguns associated with his name. In its garden there is a small stone tower dedicated to the shogun, and a small stone pagoda containing some of his hair.
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Choju-ji, also known by its official name Choju Zenji, is a Rinzai Buddhist temple related to nearby Kenchoji.  Choju-ji is one of two funeral temples dedicated to Ashikaga Takauji, head and founder of the dynasty of shoguns associated with his name. In its garden there is a small stone tower dedicated to the shogun, and a small stone pagoda containing some of his hair.