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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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  • the sanctuary is nestled in a kind of cave in the open air, that is to say that since the road is accessed through a small tunnel dug into the rock garden is nice, like almost all sanctuaries. Some is underground. Nice tour, one of the places which combined together, fully justified to spend a day in Kamakura
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  • You climb up the mountain road, turn right follow the signs towards the West from Kamakura station, 20 minutes. -Benten has arrived. First of all, through the tunnel to the ground. Behind the many tourists, came to washing in the shrine.
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  • 是個有趣地方,只是從鐮倉車站開始走會有點遠,但路上有很多小小的咖啡館,感覺很棒。很多人會去那裡洗錢,所以感到很特別