Cave of Taya

Yokohama, Kawasaki30m

Overview

Taya Cave is a famous cave which had been used as a training field of Shindo esoteric Buddhism in the Kamakura period. The cave consists of a three story structure. There are 17 spaces of differing sizes, large and small, connecting an intricate passage. The walls and ceiling of the passage has been painstakingly carved with a Buddhist narrative.

Travel tip

Experience a historic Buddhist meditation cave with many beautiful wall carvings and murals. Explore the cave with a candle in hand, while entering different chambers including the meditation hall for a true spiritual experience.

Detailed information

Address

1501, Taya-cho, Sakae Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa (located inside Teisen-ji temple)

Phone Number

045-851-2392

Business Hours

9:00~16:30

Holidays

Open every day (admission 9:00 ~ 16:00)

Costs

Adults 400 yen, Junior high & High school students 200 yen, Elementary school students 100 yen (should be accompanied by adults)

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