Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing), Kamakura

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Wash your money in the cave spring of Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing) and, hopefully, it will multiply. Despite its small size, this 12th-century Shinto shrine enjoys popularity in Kanagawa because of a widely held belief that the holy water inside the dugout cave has the power to bring prosperity in business and good luck with money. Enter through a tunnel in the hillside, halfway down from the park at the foot of the hill, and buy a basket with accessories. Light a candle, burn incense, and pray before you wash the money. Following a steep road, this is a 20 minute walk from Kamakura railway station. Make Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing) a part of your Kamakura vacation plans using our Kamakura trip itinerary site .
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  • September 22, 2017
    Access to the shrine through the cavern below the portal torii is really impressive! The sanctuary inside then is visibly old and full of natural areas ponds caves and many areas for prayer and incense.
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  • September 19, 2017
    We arrived from Kamakura station, we think of off the beaten path spot in Kamakura. Benten Hill hillside long entrance and hollowed-out way back. Put money in the basket and wash it in a fountain that springs up nothing for money. How many people wash the banknote coin as you look around, not that either. Just from the train station 20 minutes away and the endgame is steep. But I think it is very much worth going.
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  • September 16, 2017
    Draws a stream of worshippers. Pay a visit fee at the reception and receive colander with candle and incense. Lit candles and incense, and dedication go to your cave. And put the money in a colander using a ladle over holy water, cleanse ☆ born I wash the "money" in my own experience, it was for the first time. Validity is by washing the money in each person and was such an experience, such as the heart and soul beautiful (^ ^) * dry for money in the smoke of the incense has also written notes, but it is not.
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