Denpo-in was once called "Kannon-in" or "Chiraku-in" when it was built, the name was changed to Denpo-in during the Genroku Period. The strolling pond garden or Chisen Kaiyu Shiki is laid out in a circular style. The garden has long been for imperial prince abbots and was never ever open to the public until recent years and even now it is only open a few weeks per year in springtime. The garden was designed by Enshu Kobori a master of tea ceremony, an architect and renowned Japanese garden landscape gardener. Denpo-in is the private garden of Sensoji Temple’s abbot.