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Southern part of Yokohama City. Sankeien Garden etc.

Central Yokohama - Guide

Yokohama used to be a small fishing village before opening to the world in 1859 but since then it has developed into a huge city.

pinIseyama Kotai-jingu Shrine [伊勢山皇大神宮]



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Iseyama Kotai-jingu is the most well-known Shinto shrine in Yokohama.
Near JR Sakuragicho Sta.

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pinSankei-en Garden [三溪園] link



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9:00-17:00; 500yen; closed Dec 29-31

Sankeien is a Japanese stroll garden with many old buildings relocated from around central Japan. This site was created by a silk merchant in the Meiji era as his residence.
Take a bus from JR Yokohama or Sakuragicho or Negishi Sta.

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pinKanagawa Prefecteral Govenment Building 神奈川県庁 本庁舎


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This office building, constructed in 1928, has some Japanese elements in its appearance.
Near JR Kannai Sta.
Kanagawa Prefecteral Govenment Building

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Yokohama elsewhere - Guide

pinShomyoji Temple [称名寺]



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Shomyoji is a relatively large Shingon-Ritsu Buddhist temple.
Near Keikyu Line Kanazawa-bunko Sta.

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pinKyu-Ito-Hirobumi-Kanazawa-bettei [旧伊藤博文金沢別邸]



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9:30-16:30 (-17:30 Jul-Aug); free; closed 1st & 3rd Mon of month* & Dec 29-Jan 3

This place was a villa constructed in 1898 of Ito Hirobumi, one of the leaders of the Meiji-era government.
Near Kanazawa-Seaside Line Nojima-koen Sta.

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pinHongo-fujiyama Park [本郷ふじやま公園 古民家]



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9:00-17:00; free; closed 1st Wed of month & Dec 29-Jan 3

Hongo-fujiyama Park was a farm house built in the Edo era.
20-min walk from JR Hongodai Sta.

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pinJoshoji Temple [常照寺]



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Joshokoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near Keikyu Line Minami-Ota Sta.

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pinGumyoji Temple [弘明寺]



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Gumyoji is a popular Shingon Buddhist temple.
Near Keikyu Line Gumyoji Sta.

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pinTozenji Temple [東漸寺]



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Tozenji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Shin-Sugita Sta. or Keikyu Line Sugita Sta.

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pinMyohoji Temple [妙法寺]



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Myohoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Shin-Sugita Sta. or Keikyu Line Sugita Sta.

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pinHonkoji Temple [本興寺]



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Honkoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
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pinKannonji Temple [観音寺]



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Kannonji is a Soto Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
15-min walk from Sotetsu Line Yayoidai Sta.

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pinRyugeji Temple [竜華寺]



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

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Others

pinKyu-Yanagishita-tei 根岸なつかし公園 旧柳下邸


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9:30-16:30; free; closed 2nd & 4th Tue of month* & Dec 29-Jan 3

This site, built in Taisho-era, used to be the house of a merchant.
Near JR Negishi Sta.
Kyu-Yanagishita-tei

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