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The charms of Tsurumi and new experiences at the Sojiji Temple

Yokohama, Kawasaki 4h15m

From gardens influenced by Zen culture near Tsurumi Station, to the Soto Daihonzan Soji-ji, there are plenty of tourist attractions that will open your eyes to Japanese culture and history, making it a spot tourists will definitely love.

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CIAL Tsurumi

This department store incorporates Zen culture, produced by Masuno Shunmyo, Japanese garden designer and head monk of the Soto Zen buddhism temple, Kenko-ji. On the roof, there is a Japanese garden “Seifuen", and a rock garden “Zagetsutei”. At the Zen Cafe on the 5th floor “Zagetsu Kazuha” (10:00~21:00 Last Order 20:30), you can enjoy traditional Japanese meals and desserts, as well as tea from...

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Soji-ji Temple Sanmon

Sojiji is the headquarters of the Soto sect. The steel-reinforced concrete gates at the entrance is Japan’s largest. The Nio (two Deva kings) that is modeled on Kitano Umi (Sumo wrestler) is standing inside.

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Soji-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. Early Morning Sightseeing A temple located in Tsurumigaoka, a scenic place with views of the sacred Mt. Fuji. Open-to-all Zen m...

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