Kawasaki Famous Temples Tour

Yokohama, Kawasaki 2h30m

Kawasaki, one of the biggest cities in Japan now, first prospered as a traditional post town on Tokaido (main road of old Japan) in the Kamakura period. How about exploring the dramatic transformation of Kawasaki from now and then at once? The 'Gokaicho' (special public opening) of Ichigyo-ji temple that takes place only twice a year is highly recommended.

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Inage Shrine

A well-known shrine amongst the locals worshipping the protector of Kawasaki which is said to embody the virtues of “Victory” and “Harmony”. The era in which the shrine was built is unknown, but the sacred large gingko tree (Oicho in Japanese) is said to be over a 1000 years old. There are many events held throughout the year, namely the Reitaisai (Kawasaki Sanno Festival) in August. In the vic...

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