Yokohama Kuan Ti Miao

横浜関帝廟   Click to listen highlighted text! 横浜関帝廟

(yokohama kanteibyo)

Yokohama Kuan Ti Miao, located in Chinatown, is a beautiful and historic temple dedicated to the Chinese god of war, Kuan Ti. The temple was established in 1862 by the Chinese residents of Yokohama and is one of the largest and most popular temples in the area. The temple is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world.

The temple is rich in history and culture, with many beautiful artifacts and artwork on display. The main hall of the temple features a large statue of Kuan Ti, along with other important deities. The temple also has a beautiful courtyard and gardens, which are a peaceful oasis in the heart of the bustling Chinatown area.

In addition to its cultural significance, Yokohama Kuan Ti Miao is also known for its annual Chinese New Year celebrations. The temple hosts a variety of events during this time, including lion and dragon dances, traditional Chinese music performances, and food stalls selling traditional Chinese cuisine.

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