Kamakura ancient morality along the Chapter 3 Hino River
Seven Kanagawa war dead memorial halls
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Way enters the most door. It was planned as business that the war dead memorial hall (map 3) with area of total area 4,000 tsubo (13,200 square meters) memorialized the conclusion of the San Francisco Peace Treaty in hilly areas which were hirome* of large Kubodai in November, 1953. 57,804 spirit of a dead person of this prefecture-affiliated war dead to the end of World War II will be worshiped since army and navy foundation for the first time by this completion.
We cover copper, and main hall becomes one-story house of all-cypress bath, shrine-style, and gravel is spread all and falls silent with appearance that forest is stern. Memorial service is held solemnly in May, every year when young leave sprouts, and many bereaved gather and refresh thought to the late deceased and spend day to give prayer to peace.
Tree surrounding memorial hall forms valuable green belt in Konan Ward which is gradually lost with progress of development. Scatter wonderful storms of falling cherry blossoms, and cherry blossoms of approach to a shrine provide to people who visit the cool shade of a tree and continuous chorus of cicadas as it is noisy when it is summer in spring. In addition, we can see that city area of Konan spreads out under eyes from break of grove when we reach winding approach to a shrine and look back incidentally. Under this memorial hall, there are provider of this site, the House of 1,000 moves (senjuin map 4). dozoaya*nyorairitsuzo in this temple is registered with Yokohama-shi designated cultural assets.
"Topographical record of what the roadside to ask" for (revised edition) was issued in October, 1999 by editing of "history society of Konan".