Saisho-in Pagoda was built around 350 years ago to commemorate those who died in battle during the reunification of Tsugaru in Aomori, It's five stories high. In addition to the the impressive pagoda, many jizo and boddhisatvas are found around the temple buildings. Many temples and shrines were built around Hirosaki Castle to spiritually safeguard it. One area of specific interest for the visitors is Zenringa” a group of 33 temples of the Soto sect where Saisho-in is found. Saisho-in was built during the Edo Period using a construction method with no nails. The pagoda is designated as a national important cultural heritage site.