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Shomyo-ji Temple

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Address: 212 Kanazawa-cho, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0015, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Wonderful place to spend with family

Beautiful and quiet, spacious and fun for children. Sakura was in bloom when we were there. Bringing our dog along was also a plus! We loved it ;)

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Yokosuka, Japan
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Yokosuka, Japan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and quiet, spacious and fun for children. Sakura was in bloom when we were there. Bringing our dog along was also a plus! We loved it ;)

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Yokohama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The area as so many interesting temples, if you want to visit temples there is a book you can get listing all the great temples to see in the area and you can get a stamp from most temples to prove you visited. It's an interesting challenge if you have the time and a nice souvenir to take home.

1 Thank corafay
Yokohama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Right near my house. Esoteric Buddhist temple with 800 years of history and fine garden and pond, with lovely arched bridge and entrance gate. Free to enter the grounds, but, in dozens of visits, I've never managed to get or see inside the main temple building. This source of regret is offset by the lovely little local museum right next... More 

2 Thank Northstar1968
Darien, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Shomyo-ji happens to be near where we stay when in Japan, and I make a point to visit on every trip. It's not a large or fancy place, but is so beautiful and so quiet that it always calms and inspires me. There are really no tourists or groups, it's off the beaten path, that's one of the things I... More 

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Reviewed 6 October 2012

We can enjoy red lycoris around Syubun-holiday (around 22-23th of September). It is very easy to find lovely landscape with these flowers every suburbs in middle Japan. I found Syoumyouji a remarkable place of fantastic red lycoris with numerous colonies inside and outside of the vast garden.

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