Shomyoji Temple

212-1 Kanazawacho, Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236-0015, Japan

Shomyoji Temple is a historic Buddhist temple located in the city of Kamakura, in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It was founded in the 13th century by a priest named Nanpo Shomyo, who was a disciple of the famous Buddhist teacher, Nichiren.

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Anna Kraskovska

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Welcome dear travel fans! I've been traveling around the world for 20 years and most of my trips were to Asia. I think I have been crazy about Japan since I was a child and will be happy to share this passion with you.

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The temple is known for its beautiful gardens, which feature a pond with a small island, a waterfall, and various stone lanterns and statues. The gardens are particularly beautiful during the autumn season when the leaves change color.

The main hall of the temple houses a statue of Nichiren, and visitors can also see a number of other important cultural artifacts, including calligraphy by famous Japanese writers, and ancient Buddhist sutras.

Shomyoji Temple is also famous for its annual festival, which is held on May 8th and 9th. During the festival, a large parade is held, featuring traditional Japanese music, dance, and other performances. The festival is a popular event for both locals and tourists alike.

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