Daihonzan Sojiji Temple大本山總持寺
Located around five minutes’ walk from JR Tsurumi Station in Yokohama City, the Daihonzan Sojiji Temple is one of the two head temples of the Soto Zen Buddhism. The forerunner of this temple was the Shogaku Kannondo belonging to the Shingon Risshu (Shingon Vinaya) school, which was located in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture; it was relocated to the present site in 1911. The buildings within the temple precincts include many temple buildings, including the Butsu-den and Daiso-do, as well as the buildings of Tsurumi University, etc. The temple’s cemetery includes the graves of many famous people, including the famous Showa-era actor Ishihara Yujiro.
Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Tsurumi-ku Tsurumi 2-1-1
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Kanagawa Main Areas
Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.