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. Put Ugafuku Shrine ( Goddess of Money Washing) into our Kamakura tour planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kamakura.
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  • I took went to walk from Kamakura station. As the residential area from the station go to the mountains, up the last steep, I finally. There was sparse in the evening on weekdays. Washed and put money in the basket.
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  • I went to wash the money at a famous shrine. Atmosphere is very rare because tourists were filled. Money and soul washed.
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  • Through the residential area, 25 minutes on foot from Kamakura station, up a hill a little bit and you will find the entrance. Can colander to wash money through the cave, passing through the gate, pay visits and candles and incense. In spring is lit with candles and incense, put in a colander to wash. So I visited from 8:00 morning was empty. Early in the morning air is good, so is recommended.
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