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Ancient Paths in Kanazawa through Shrines and Temples

Kanazawa has always been famous for its stunning scenery, even as far back as the Edo period. This is a tour exploring history, where you'll be visiting ancient temples as you walk down a historical road towards Kamakura.

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Shomyoji Temple

Yokohama 30m

Thirty mins by car from the center of Kamakura City. Hojo Kanezawa’s family constructed in the Kamakura Period by Sanetoki Hojo. The Jodoshiki Teien Garden centred...

Machiya Shrine

Yokohama 15m

Tradition says that retainers of Toyotomi clan arrived here after the fall of the Osaka castle. Then, Gozu Tenno was enshrined as a local deity of Machiya village....

Ryūge-ji Temple

Yokohama 30m

Ryugeji is one of the old temples that was founded by Minamoto no Yoritomo and Mongaku Shonin in the outer harbor area. It enshrines and is famous for Boke-fuji...

Susaki Shrine

Yokohama 30m

This historically-rich shrine was built in 1191 by Minamoto no Yoritomo. It is sometimes called Susaki Omikami.

Seto Shrine

Yokohama 30m

Originally, this area was a narrow strait with a rapid current where the water ebbed and flowed, making it a difficult point for maritime traffic. Minamoto no Yoritomo,...

Biwajima Shrine

Yokohama 15m

It is said that Hojo Masako, who was a wife of Minamoto no Yoritomo, created the land by reclaiming the sea surrounding Seto Shrine and founded the Biwajima Benzaiten....

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