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Updated:March 29, 2019

HERITAGE AND CULTURE

A Town Rich with Tradition, Culture and Sights

The Yugyouji Temple

The Yugyouji Temple

Many remains from primitive and ancient times have been discovered throughout Fujisawa, indicating that the area has offered a favorable living environment since long ago.

Ryukoji Temple

Ryukoji Temple

A temple town started to form in Fujisawa when the monk Donkai built the Yugyoji temple at the end of the Kamakura period (1192-1333). In the Edo period (1600-1867), Fujisawa became very popular as one of the 53 staging posts along the Tokaido Road.

Enoshima Shrine. Hetsu-no-miya

Enoshima Shrine. Hetsu-no-miya

The Benzaiten enshrined in Enoshima also drew many pilgrims from all over Japan and contributed to the development of Fujisawa as a sightseeing city.