was a town
located in Kanzaki District
. On 11 February 2005
, it merged with Yōkaichi
city and Gokashō
, and Kotō
towns to form a new city called Higashiōmi
In 2003, the town had an estimated population of 6,194 and a density of 34.17 persons per km². The total area was 181.27 km².
Eigenji is noted for having a famous temple and being a key spot for viewing the momiji leaves turn red in the autumn.