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Central Kanagawa

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For now offering fragmentary information about Fujisawa, Isehara, Oiso, Samukawa & Sagamihara.

Fujisawa - Guide

A city bordering Kamakura on the east.

pinYugyoji Temple [遊行寺(清浄光寺)]



Fujisawa, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Yugyoji, formally Shojokoji, is the head temple of Ji Buddhism, a small offshoot of Pure Land Buddhism.
Near JR & Odakyu Line Fujisawa Sta.

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pinTengakuji Temple [天獄院]



Fujisawa, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Tengakuji is a Soto Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
20-min walk from JR & Odakyu Line Fujisawa Sta.

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Elsewhere in C Kanagawa - Guide

pinOyama Afuri Jinja Shrine [大山阿夫利神社]



Isehara, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Oyama Afuri Jinja is a Shinto shrine composed of Kami-sha on top of Mt Oh-yama (1252m/4108ft high) and Shimo-shapin on the mountainside. There is a cable car going up to Shimo-sha every 20 minutes (870yen round-trip) but to get to Kami-sha at the top you must walk from there (1-1.5h). Located near the Oyamadera Station of the cable car is Oyama-dera Templepin, a Shingon Buddhist temple separated from the shrine in the early Meiji Era.
Take a bus from Odakyu Line Isehara Sta.

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pinHinata Yakushi Hojo-bo Temple [日向薬師(宝城坊)]



Isehara, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Hinata Yakushi, formally Hojobo, is a Shingon Buddhist temple at the foot of Mt Oh-yama.

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pinSamukawa Jinja Shrine [寒川神社]



Samukawa, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Samukawa Jinja is one of the most prominent shrines in Kanagawa Prefecture, said to be established more than 1500 years ago.
Near JR Miyayama Sta.

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pinShigitate-an [鴫立庵]



Oiso, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-16:00; 100yen; closed Dec 29-Jan 3

Shigitatean is a site originated in 1664 where people gathered to play Haikai (the ancestor of Haiku).
Near JR Oiso Sta.

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pinKofukuji Temple [香福寺]



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Kofukuji is a Rinzai Zen temple with a pleasant garden.
Near JR & Keio Line Hashimoto Sta.

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pinYoze Jinja Shrine [与瀬神社]



Sagamihara, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Yoze Jinja is a Shinto shrine situated on the mountainside.
Near JR Sagamiko Sta.

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pinHiratsuka Hachimangu Shrine [平塚八幡宮]



Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Hiratsuka Hachimangu is a Shinto shrine located at the center of Hiratsuka City.
Near JR Hiratsuka Sta.

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pinRyuhoji Temple [竜峰寺]



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A Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.

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