Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao Temple

Sightseeing information about Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao Temple in Japan.

Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao Temple (Yokohama Masobyo)2.8

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A Chinese temple in the Yokohama Chinatown in Kanagawa Prefecture. It enshrines Ma Zhu (Mazu or Maso), the Chinese Sea Goddess, along with Wenchang Wang the god of learning, Yue Lao (or the Old Man under the Moon) the god of marriage, Madam Linshui the goddess of the safe delivery and Zhu Sheng Niang Niang the goddess of pregnancy. (Japanese)

Purposeinstagrammable,spiritual places,experience,shrine/temple,sightseeing
Airport/Sta.Tokyo International Airport (about 17.1km) Google Transit


4.03 months ago

A beautiful Chinese temple in Chinatown that surprisingly few people know about.
Most Japanese tourists and locals aren’t even savvy of this spot because it’s off of the main road.

Very ornate inside and out. A must see in your visit to Chinatown.

4.02 months ago

This colorful and vibrant temple is located in Yokohama Chinatown. ¥100 to enter the inner temple or ¥500 to enter the inner temple & burn incense. The temple is dedicated to Ma Zhu, the goddess of the sea. Parking is not available but a parking lot is located around the corner.

4.0a year ago

This is a temple dedicated to the Chinese Sea Goddess. Great temple, very colourful and worth a visit.

4.0a year ago

A beautiful Chinese temple to visit in the heart of Chinatown. Beautiful architecture and designs throughout. Not to big but in a good location

5.02 years ago

This is always a fun temple to visit. Not only does it have a beautiful gate, but the grand dual stairway makes the temple grounds feel much bigger than it is. The Chinese New Year's celebration is always crowded, but worth going for the variety of dance performances and music. The lion dances are great fun as they move through the crowd, "biting" people's heads to give them good fortune. And who wouldn't want to put their head in a celebratory lion's mouth for a year of good fortune?

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