Kantei-byo Temple in Yokohama Chinatown

Sightseeing information about Kantei-byo Temple in Yokohama Chinatown in Japan.


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Yokohama Chinatown is known as the world's best Chinese food spot. With more than 600 shops in only a 250,000m2 area, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from.

Kantei-byo Temple is a Chinese mausoleum dedicated to Kanwu who is a famous general of the Three Kingdoms. Yokohama Kantei-byo Temple exists in the center of Yokohama Chinatown as the soul for Chinese people living in Japan.
In 1862, a Chinese man opened a small modest shrine while holding a wooden Kanwu statue. This is said to be the beginning of the Yokohama Kantei-byo Temple. Its gorgeous and luxurious building is packed with impressive traditional Chinese architectural technique.

Access :
・a 6-min walk from JR Ishikawacho Sta.
・a 10-min walk from Kannai Sta.
・a 5-min walk from Motomachi-Chukagai Sta.

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Airport/Sta.Tokyo International Airport (about 17.3km) Google Transit

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