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Go on a Spiritual Journey Along the Kanazawa Kaido Road

Yokosuka, Miura Full day 7

This tour explores famous temples that stand along the Kanazawa Kaido Road, which is also called the "Road of Salt". These temples were founded around the Kamakura period, which includes Houkokuji Temple, the family temple of Ashikaga clan (shogunate family), Jomyoji Temple, and others.

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Hokoku-ji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

A historical temple known for its 1000 Moso Bamboo in the vicinity, with a solemn atmosphere symbolic of the tragedy of the Ashikaga clan even now. Early Morning...

Ichijo Ekan Sanso

Yokosuka, Miura 1h

Emperor Yozei's 9th son, Imperial Prince Ichijo Akiyoshi, held two regal positions as Sessho and Kampaku. After many years, in 1959, he moved to Kamakura.

Jomyo-ji

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

One of the family temples of Ashikaga City. The precincts of the temple has been designated as a national historic site and you can observe the karesansui (rock...

Sugimoto-dera Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

Sugimoto-dera Temple is the oldest temple in Kamakura and dedicated to Eleven-faced Kannon. The temple is famous for its beautiful moss stairs and a huge amount...

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