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Experience Zen Meditation and Enjoy the Beauty of a Japanese-style Garden

Yokosuka, Miura 2h30m

This tour gives you a chance to experience ''Zazen (zen sitting meditation) and explore beautiful Japanese gardens.

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Dokuonji

※Zazen for foreigners (Reservation necessary) Honzon: Shaka Nyorai   Opened: Genna 5 (1619) Founded: 一峰乾存禅師  Dokuonji is a temple built about 4000 years ago in a sacred place.

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Seto Shrine

This place used to be a narrow strait and a chokepoint of marine traffic because of its rapid flow during low/high tide. So, the shrine was built and had been sacred to the god of the sea since 5th to 6th centuries. Izu Mishima Myojin was divided and transferred to the shrine to pray for the victory when Minamoto no Yoritomo was going to war.

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Shōmyōji Temple

30 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 around the Ajiike Pond in front of the main building is a sight to behold. The garden, with its crimson arched and flat bridges, is beautiful. Visitors can enjoy seasonal scenery such as cherry blossom in spring, yellow irises at the beg...

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