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Giant Buddha Statues and Unique Temples

Yokohama, Kawasaki 18h30m

We will visit remarkable temples with easy access from Tokyo. With the public transportatoin, You can easily visit various tempels such as must-go temples for big fans of Buddha statues and temples with unique gardens. Why don't you give yourself a rest and have a unique experience by exloreing the course if you are tired of other tourist activities.

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Sōji-ji Temple

This is the main temple of Soto Zen Buddhism, located in Tsurumi, Yokohama. In the extensive temple grounds, there is a Zen garden lined with many Garans (temple buildings). Here, as many as 150 monks-in-training devote themselves to strict Zen training everyday.

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Kawasaki Daishi (Nakamise street)

Nakamise is a shopping street which extends for about 150 meters from the main gate of the Heiken-ji temple. Tankiri candy is also called Tontoko candy or Sarashi candy, and it is a hard candy made by mixing soybeans, sesame seeds and ginger. Moreover, it is said to have the ability to alleviate colds.

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Yokohama Royal Park HotelShiki tei

Enjoy the Japanese tea-ceremony style dishes with the seasonal fresh ingredients in a Japanese tea-ceremony style room. You can also enjoy the view below. They specialize the soup stocks. They choose special plates for each season. There are also bar seats and private rooms that can allow you great overview of Yokohama city.

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Sankeien Garden

The vast classical Japan garden covering over 18,000 square meters was opened by Hara Sankei, a businessman who made a fortune with the Japanese silk trade. Rinshunkaku, the Three-Storied Pagoda of Old Toumyouji are amongst the properties designated as Important Cultural Properties by the Japanese government. The garden is also a famous viewing spot for plum and cherry blossoms, azaleas, and au...

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bills Shichiri ga hama

in 1993, bills' first restaurant was opened in Darlinghurst, Australia. Bill's scrambled eggs and ricotta pancakes, honored as the best breakfast in the world, gained so much popularlity that families and celebrities around the world as well as locals and tourists come and enjoy bills menus.

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Ōfuna Kannon Temple

The Ōfuna Kannon in the west of Ōfuna Station in Kamakura City is an eye-catching huge white statue of Kannon. Although there were instances where the construction of this statue had to be stopped due to WWII, it was completed in 1960 (Showa 35) and is now a symbol of Kamakura City Ōfuna Ward, gently protecting the many visitors who come to pray.

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Yugyō-ji Temple

The head temple of Ji-shu Buddhism (time sect) worshipping Priest Ippen as the founder. Many events are held throughout the year, including a ceremony for the anniversary of the founder’s death (Kaisanki), and Susuki Nenbutsu-e (prayer ceremony). This place is known as a place of relaxation for the locals and as a training ground with buddhist temples including a wooden main temple praised to b...

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Fujisawa Shuku Kouryu-kan

Guided tour of the streets (3~4 hours). We will stop at Fujisawa shuku Kouryu-kan, where you can see an exhibition of local materials, dioramas, and experience virtual experiences. Special Fujisawa Shuku Bento (Prior reservation required).

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