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Kawasaki City and Northern areas of Yokohama City. Japan Open Air Folk House Museum, Sojiji, Kawasaki Daishi etc.

Kawasaki - Guide

Known for its industrial area on the seashore but inland areas are typical suburbs.

pinJapan Open Air Folk House Museum [日本民家園] link



Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:30-17:00 (-16:30 Nov-Feb); 500yen; closed Mon*, next day of holiday (open if Sat or Sun) & Dec 29-Jan 3

This open-air museum has gathered more than 20 old houses, most of them farm houses from Kanto and Chubu region.
Near Odakyu Line Mukogaokayuen Sta.

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pinKawasaki-daishi Heigenji Temple [川崎大師(平間寺)] link



Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Kawasaki Daishi, formally Heigenji, is a well-known Shingon Buddhist temple.
Near Keikyu Line Kawasakidaishi Sta.

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pinMuryo-in Temple [無量院]



Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Muryoin is a Tendai Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
15-min walk from JR Shin-kawasaki Sta.

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pinSaimyoji Temple [西明寺]



Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Saimyoji is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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pinIoji Temple [医王寺]



Kawasaki, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Ioji is a Tendai Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.

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Northern Yokohama - Guide

pinSojiji Temple [総持寺]



Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Sojiji is a huge temple which is one of the two head temples of Soto Zen Buddhism. This temple was relocated here in 1911 from Ishikawa Prefecture after being destroyed by fire there, so the buildings are not so old.
Near JR & Keikyu Line Tsurumi Sta.

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pinMisono Koen Park Yokomizo Yashiki [みその公園「横溝屋敷」]



Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:30-16:30; free; closed 1st & 3rd Mon of Month* & late Dec-early Jan

Exhibited here is a farm house constructed from the Edo to Meiji era.
20-min walk from Tokyu Line Okurayama Sta.

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pinOtsuka & Saikachido Archaeological Site [大塚・歳勝土遺跡、都筑民家園]



Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00; free; closed Mon* & Dec 29-Jan 3

Otsuka site was a village in the 1st century, one-third of its grounds preserved with some reconstructed houses. Adjoining Saikachido site was its graveyard. There is also an Edo-era farm house relocate next to these sites. Located across the street is the Yokohama History Museum (400yen).
Near Yokohama-subway Center-Kita Sta.

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pinSaihoji Temple [西方寺]



Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Saihoji is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near Yokohama-subway Nippa Sta.

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pinKonzoji Temple [金蔵寺]



Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Konzoji is a Tendai Buddhist temple with strangely colored wooden buildings.
Near subway Hiyoshi-honcho Sta.

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