Zeniarai Benzaiten Jinja (Zeniarai Ugafuku Jinja) UC
|Tunnel entrance of Zeniarai Benziten Jinja|
(all photos Joseph Cali)
Address: 2-25-16 Sasuke, Kamakura City, Kanagawa 248-0017
How to get there: JR Yokosuka Line to Kamakura Station. Then about 25 minutes on foot or 5 to10 minutes by taxi.
Enshrined kami: Benzaiten also known as Ugafukujin.
Prayers offered: Pray to increase your money, prosperity, success in business, success in artistic endeavors, and safety on the sea.
Best time to go: As with many popular shrines, it is best to go early or on weekdays to avoid crowds.
|Through the tunnel and into the shrine|
|The cave and honsha|
|Inside the cave with water trough|
|Layout of Zeniarai Benzaiten|
Festivals: Benten Matsuri on the first Serpent Day of February.