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Nakain Temple, Kawagoe

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  • Small but nice looking little temple complex a bit outside the center of Kawagoe. It can be walked from the station though but there is also a connection by city bus. The park surrounding this small.....  more »
  • This was part of a larger complex of temples and shrines on the edge of Kawagoe. Orginally built in 830 this came to prominence in the 17th century and is now the head temple of the tendai Sect (no.....  more »
  • Particularly beautiful in the hanging cherry blossom season. Home to a stone monument marking Kawagoe as the birthplace of Sayama green tea. Free parking.
  • Nakin is famous for the pruning cherry blossoms, but only the time of the Bon Memorial is put in the back garden which has not been usually liberated. It is from 6pm to 8:00 pm on August 13 and 15 (tray and feed tray). When you go out to the square through a slightly illuminated bamboo grove in the light of the Law light, fireworks (free) are dealt, and children and adults can enjoy it temporarily. Buddha statues were lined up by the window, and they were lit up and were fantastic.
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