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Enjoy Historical Buildings and Shopping in Yamato

At Josenji temple, built in 1588 and loved as a temple of flowers, seasonal flowers can be enjoyed year-round. Designated as an important cultural property by the city, “Yamato City Furusato Hall” where the moya (building core), and dozo (storehouses) of the former Ogura family residence have been reconstructed, is the only merchant family structure from the time of shukuba, (post stations during the Edo period) and in Kanagawa Prefecture the precious buildings are a rarely seen piece of Edo-era architecture.

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Josenji

Yamato 1h

Fondly known as “the temple of flowers” and “the temple of the kappa (a mystical water-dwelling creature),” Jousenji is home to flowers that bloom splendidly...

Yamato City Shimotsuruma Furusatokan

Yamato 30m

At Shimotsuruma Furusato Hall, the main building and storehouse of the old Ogura family residence, designated by the city as important cultural property, have been...

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