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Really enjoyed this sight the activities and ceremonies that were going on while we were there . Our guide also explained near the cemetery the way this sect thinks about life and death ,and burial ceremonies . The area was very nice and quiet and...More
If you’re in the area, you need to go. It’s a huge, open slice of paradise hidden within the walls and temples. There is a grave yard too. You can enter the large temple and light incense, pray. It’s a great surprise to find such...More
Soji-ji—the temple on the hill. A pleasant paved walk leads you to the temple, through a large gate. You have arrived. Soji-ji is a big sprawling complex with seven main buildings and several smaller pavilions. Enjoy the serenely beautiful lawns and Japanese-style gardens. Do walk...More
We didn't expect it to be so large and spread out. It was beautiful and serene and we were fortunate to see part of a service. Apartments and buildings are built right up to the temple grounds. There is a fascinating cemetery attached and an...More
You may be surprised that there are a spot covered in fresh air in Yokohama. If you get tired from the bustle of Yokohama, I recommend you to walk the precinct in the temple. Because there are not many people in the...More
Visited on culture day (Nov 3) where the temple hosts the Tsurumi city culture day events. It was a wonderful way to spend the day mingling with the local residents, trying some great food at the numerous food booths and enjoying various cultural performances. A...More
I first visited Soji-ji while passing through the area and was impressed by the scale of the temple complex. That is fitting as it is a major site for Soto Buddhism. It was particularly quiet and appears to be more functional than tourist attraction.
Always beautiful and usually the main entrance is open, so you can watch some of the daily activities inside. The temple is very big, very traditional and most of the local people goes there for New Years gong. The garden is big, always clean and...More
I visited this temple recently and was impressed with the range of buildings, shrines, statues and garden areas in what turned out to be a large scale Buddhist complex. When approaching the temple, you pass two huge stone lanterns on pedestals that direct you to...More
Soji-Ji Temple is huge. The area consists of 5 to 6 different buildings. I came upon the temple by accident when exploring the area close to my hotel. The temple felt more appropriate for a place like Kyoto than Yokohama. If you are to visit...More