Samukawa Shrine

Samukawa Shrine

Located between Atsugi and Chigasaki, the Sawamura Shrine is one of the two shrines (one of which is Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine), which is considered to be the Ichinomiya of the Sagami country, and is a high-class shrine of the formality. It has a history of about 1500 years, and it has been believed by many samurai and people as a guardian of the Sekihachi state from ancient times. As a company to protect the celestial gloves of Edo, and as the guardian goddess of the nationwide exclusion of diversion and elimination. On New Year ‘s Day, Spring Nebuta is raised in the gates and welcomes all those who visit. In recent years this has become more or a popular spot, there are also Omikuji and amulets for female tourists.

Samukawa Shrine
ADDRESS 3916 Miyayama, Samukawa-machi, Kōza District, Kanagawa Prefecture
TEL 0467-75-0004

8:00-17:00 (prayer reception) 


No holidays


No Entrance Fee


Change to JR Sotetsu Line at JR Tokaido Line 「Chigasaki」station and get off at 「Miyayama」station and walk 10 minutes. By car: about 2 km from 「Samukawakita IC」exit on Ken-O Expressway


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