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Went there on a Sunday. There was a "festival" with many wind chimes (the one with glass dome on top) being shown. Including across the main temple entrance.
Started from Shin-Yokohama station. Took train to Higashi-Kanagawa (Yokohama Line), then transferred to train to Kawasaki station...More
One of the largest in the area, famouce for Yakuyoke or amlet. A good place to see an old tradishion still practiced in Japanese daily life. Including small shops, it will be interesting for people never visited similar places. A very popular Hatsumoude place, the...More
I went there for a short day trip from Tokyo. It was an easy travel of about an hour by train. The short walk to the temple from the station is interesting as the streets are lined with shops selling sweets and colourful daruma dolls...More
We visited the Daishi while the penis festival was on. Of course it was very busy and there were food stalls of all types in the courtyard - lots of interesting smells and queues for popular foods like bbq steak. The temple is big and...More
We visited this large shrine during the Kanamara festival in Kawasaki. This place is spread out and is probably a nice peaceful place to picnic when the festival is not happening. Way to many people visiting during Kanamara and the crowds spill over here. It...More
Such an abundance of tranquility at this temple. I went on their busiest festival day of the year and still managed to find it serene.
Don't just visit the temples here - walk around the park and experience the atmosphere as a whole.
It is a very famous temple of Mikkyo style. It is strongly recommended to attend Bon fire ceremony there. Better check timetable at web site before visit. Shops around the temple are also charming and nice.
Looks big and gorgeous, but I saw several commercialism here.
Shops are trying to get customers by shouting.
New buildings look too expensive...
3 red seals, not one.
Recommended to visit Prayers Palace, which is 10 minutes walk away.
Probably I don’t understand the significance...More
(Oct2016) Grand temple with reasonably big grounds (stone/cement, not grass) in the middle of town in Kawasaki,Kanagawa,Japan. Within walking distance from Kawasakidaishi train station. When you come out of the train station, the sign shows two ways to go. If you walk straight (and then...More