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Address: 140 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0023, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Great for photography

This is a newly renovated temple. So great for a photographer. Colors are bright and snap in the sun. This is also near many great eating places and historical Chinatown.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Jacqueline H
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Honokaa, Hawaii

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We loved the site. It was recently redone and it is a beautiful location surround by plants and great restaurants. A family affair or a couples treat. Educational and worth the visit.

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Honokaa, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a newly renovated temple. So great for a photographer. Colors are bright and snap in the sun. This is also near many great eating places and historical Chinatown.

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Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is the symbol of successful migration of Chinese people in Japan. It is awesome architecture and with full of color make people wander if we are in Japan or China. It is very interesting to see how the same religion (Buddhism) has been understood differently between Japan and China.

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Thank Beaucaillou
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

It is a Chinese temple, which is dedicated to Guan Yu, a general of the Han Dynasty. If you want to enter inside, a donation is required. Otherwise, it is free to take a picture from outside.

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Thank Kimitaka S
Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went to this temple for New Year's Hatsumode (first visit to a temple following new year) and it was really nice and different from the japanese temples. People were burning incense and all kind of rituals were taking place. As it's located at the edge of china town, you definitely want to go for a stroll there and try some... More 

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Thank Victoria R
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

When visiting Japan, China Town isn't exactly the culture I wanted to immerse myself in but it was close. This shrine is spectacularly colored and intricate. It is very small compared to some Japanese shrines I visited but nothing compares to the artwork on this shrine. I was fortunate to be there during a Chinese holiday and saw dancing dragons... More 

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Holmestrand, Vestfold, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

When you see it from the outside, I think most people think "wow! It's so beautiful" and then think "it's a bit over the top isn't it?" and I agree. But then you go in, and pay the 500yen fee and it doesn't matter anymore. Because you get 5 big incense sticks which you use in a particular order to... More 

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