Kouyoji Temple (Namiko Fudo)

Yokosuka, Miura 15m

Overview

Kouyoji is a temple was once called Namikiri Fudo or Shirataki Fudo. A stone monument inscribed by Tokutomi Soho, author of the famous novel "Hototogisu (The Cuckoo)," stands in the sea just below the temple ground. The novel was set in this area and local people started to call this temple 'Namiko Fudo', which was named after a heroine of the novel, Namie Kataoka.

Detailed information

Address

5-5-5, Shinjuku, Zushi City, Kanagawa

Access

JR Zushi Station (on the JR Yokosuka Line).

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