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Kawasaki Old and New Shrine Tour

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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Futako Shrine

Kawasaki 30m

Located near Tama River's Futako Bridge. It is said to have been built in 1641 and was the village shrine of the former Futago mura.

Mizonokuchi Shrine

Kawasaki 30m

Although the date of Mizoguchi Shrine's founding is unknown, the shrine has a long history and is widely revered as one of the most respected shrines in Kawasaki...

Nine Deities of Good Fortune

Kawasaki 30m

The statues of the Nine Deities of Good Fortune was installed in 1999. Every statue is facing up in a belif to make all wishes "upward."

Inage Shrine

Kawasaki 30m

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...

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