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Fireworks at a temple !? Dance the night away with a monk at Matsuribayashi

Yokohama, Kawasaki 4h30m

Sojiji temple is host to the Mitama Bon Odori dance festival. Here any preconcieved notions of solemn Buddhist monks are turned upside down, prepare yourself for merriment as the whole crowd wildly dances to the traditional music. You can also taste locally-produced Yokohama vegetables.

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Magokoro Farm

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A French restaurant in Motomachi, Yokohama, which opened in 1981. Setting a high value on local production for local consumption, by adding touches of Mutekirou’s original Yokohama style to western French cuisine, they endeavor to create a menu which is light and takes advantage of the taste of the ingredients.

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Soji-ji Temple Mitama Festival Bon Odori

This temple is the main temple of the Sodo Sect and one of the largest temples in the Kanto region. Here in this spacious compound, you can find Garan(temple buildings) including Daisodou Hall. It was formerly located in Wajima city in Ishikawa prefecture, but it moved to Tsurumi in 1911 (Meiji 44). Feel free to roam around the temple grounds or go on a tour by a monk in training (about 1 hour ...

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