Invitation to the COOL KANAZAWA in YOKOHAMA CITY

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Non-Profit Organization (NPO) Yokohama Kanazawa City Guide Association (YKCGA) invites you to the cool Kanazawa. Kanazawa ward is located southwest of Yokohama city and it has a wide variety of attractions, including its 700-year history, samurai culture, local festivals, beautiful traditional Japanese gardens, Shinto shrines, Buddhist temples.

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Each number shows the place of the guide point on the map. Please click the numbers or photos for more information.

 Shomyoji Temple
  (1) Shomyoji Temple
 Peony garden in Ryugeji Temple  Shomyoji Temple in cherry blossom season
(2) Peony garden in Ryugeji Temple (1) Shomyoji Temple in cherry blossom season
 Ryugeji Temple  Old villa of ITO Hirobumi,the first prime minister of Japan
(2)Ryugeji Temple (3) Old villa of ITO Hirobumi, 
the first prime minister of Japan
 Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Aqua Museum  Owatari Festival,Seto Shrine and Biwajima shrine
(4) Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Aqua Museum (5) Owatari Festival,
Seto Shrine and Biwajima shrine
Fishing boat at Shiba Port  Fireworks at Kanazawa Festival Clusters of Amaryllises in Tokozenji Temple  Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Gionbune Festival Suzuran Dori Street
(6) Fishing boat at Shiba Port (7) Fireworks at Kanazawa Festival (8) Clusters of Amaryllises in Tokozenji Temple (9) Tomioka Hachiman Shrine Gionbune Festival (10) Suzuran Dori Street
Clusters of Amaryllises in Shomyoji Temple  Illuminated Shomyoji Temple Shomyoji Temple in Autumn leaves Shomyoji Temple in snow Hydrangea Festival in Hakkeijima
(1) Clusters of Amaryllises in Shomyoji Temple (1) Illuminated Shomyoji Temple (1) Shomyoji Temple in Autumn leaves (1) Shomyoji Temple in snow (4) Hydrangea Festival in Hakkeijima

What is Yokohama Kanazawa City Guide Association:

Yokohama Kanazawa City Guide Association was established by the support of Yokohama Kanazawa Ward Administration Office in 1998 for the purpose of familiarizing wide range of public with the remaining historical sites and famous sights at Yokohama, Kanazawa and neighboring area. Afterwards, the association has opened the volunteer guide training course and one hundred of volunteer guides are now in service. In 2008, the association was granted the qualification of NPO and is now developing various types of volunteer guide activities.

Information:

Office:〒236-0027 15-13, Seto, Kanazawa‐Ku, Yokohama
Yokohama Kanazawa City Guide Association mapBusiness Days and Time: Open from Monday to Friday at 10:00 to 13:00

TEL: 045-787-0469

Home Page:http://yokokanaguide.org/

Contact Us:the mail form

Activities of Association:

We guide visitors to historic sites and scenic points in Kanazawa ward, Kamakura and Miura Peninsula.

  • Guide for courses planned by Association
  • Guide for courses requested by other groups
  • Free volunteer guide at Shomyoji Temple grounds (only Saturday and Sunday)

YKCGA provides guided tours at Shomyoji Temple grounds in English.

Click here for the details of Shomyoji Temple.

Click here for the details of guided tours at Shomyoji Temple grounds and other places.

 

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