Kanteibyo

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Kanteibyo Temple (関帝廟) is a spiritual landmark in Yokohama’s Chinatown. It shines like a beacon of faith with its vibrant red exterior and intricate detailing. Dragon statues stand above the entrance with poised bodies and open mouths, fiercely guarding the temple. The interior is decorated ornately with gold designs, wordlessly speaking of the temple’s significance. In the center sits a statue of Guan Yu, a famous military general turned deity who is immortalized in the historical Chinese novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Worshippers pray to Guan Yu for business and financial prosperity.

Overview

Address

140 Yamashitacho, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0023, Japan (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 19:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 19:00
Thursday 9:00 - 19:00
Friday 9:00 - 19:00
Saturday 9:00 - 19:00
Sunday 9:00 - 19:00
Holidays 9:00 - 19:00

Price

Free entry

Website

https://yokohama-kanteibyo.com/en/

Access

Six minute walk from Ishikawacho Station, 10 min walk from Kannai Station, 5 min walk from Motomachi-Chinatown Station.

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