I rather liked several stone statues near the building.
A version of Hotei [the "laughing Buddha].
Then I went to Yoriie's grave.
this is Shigetsuden, a library for Buddhist sutras that Hojo Masako, Yoriie's mother, had built in prayer for the repose of her son's soul. It is the oldest wooden structure in Izu [early 1200s]
From there, I went to look at Tokko no yu, next to the Katsura river. It's the oldest hot spring in Izu and a symbol of Shuzenji. The name derives from the legend of it springing after Kobo Dashi hit a rock with a stick. Unfortunately, nowadays it can only be used for a foot bath.
the footbath is under the little wooden structure near the building
One goes walking along the Katsura river on the Chikunin no Komichi. There is a pretty bamboo grove.
one of the bridges seen through the bamboo
blooming camellia shrubs
and tricyrtis [toad lily]. Those are fall blooming a bit orchid like flowers, very easy to grow.
Next, Kyoto and Nara!