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New Year_The Seven Deities of Good Fortune tour in Kamakura!

投稿日:2020年1月1日 更新日:

Hello! I am Madoka.

Thank you for coming on this page.

I am very happy to have this chance to inform you about Japan.

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And I appreciate you for giving the opportunity of my English practice.

On the last article, I introduced on the New Yea Event in Japan,_ The Seven Deities of Good Fortune Tour( “Shichi fuku jin Meguri“in Japanese).

Today, I will introduce a “Shichi Fuku Jin Meguri” in Kamakura.

The table of Contents

1, The Rpute of “Shichi Fuku Jin Meguri” in Kamakura

2, The stamp book

1, The Route of “Shichi Fuku Jin Meguri “ in Kamakura

This is one of recommendation route.

Visiting turns aren’t decided. You can go as you like.

In this route, You will walk for  5km.
It  takes about 3-4hours.
And you have to pay the entrance fee in some temple.

Let’s Start from Kita-kamakura station(JR line)

Walk in 5-10 minutes

Jochi-ji Temple
1402 Yamanouchi ,Kamakura city

Hotei is enshrined.

The god of happiness, contentment and good fortune.

Walk in 15-20 minutes

Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura city

Benzeiten is enshrined.

The Goddess of financial fortune, music and art.

Walk in 5-10 minutes.

Houkai-ji Temple
3-5-22 Komachi, Kamakura city

Bishamonten is enshrined.
The God of war and victory

Walk in 5-10 minutes

MyoRyu-ji Temple
2-17-20 Komachi, Kamakura city

Juroujin is enshrined.
The god of longevity

Walk in 5-10 minutes.

Honkaku-ji Temple
1-12-12 Komachi, Kamakura city

Ebis is enshrined.
The god of success in business

Walk in 20-30 minutes

Hase -ji Temple
3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura city

Daikoku is enshrined.
The God of commerce, agriculture and prosperity

Walk in 5-10 min.

Goryo-jinja Shrine
4-9 Sakanoshita, Kamakura city

Fukurokuju is enshrined.
The god of wisdom, luck and longevity

Walk in 5-10 minutes

Get to Hase station( Enoden line)

2, The stamp book

You can collect the red ink stamp of each temple and shrine.

You need pay 300-400 JP yen to get a stamp.

The stamp is pressed on paper that you like.

If you like, you can buy a stamp book in any temple and shrine.

The stamp book costs more than 800 JP yen.

Below’s image is a dedicated stamp sheet for”Shichi Fuku Jin Meguri“.

“Shichi Fuku Meguri” is a traditional new year’s event for us.

But you can try it anytime in a year.

Thank you for reading until the end.

Have a good day !


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