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Grave of Yorimoto Wada (Junshinji Temple)

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Grave of Yorimoto Wada (Junshinji Temple)
Graves of Yorimoto Wada, a founder of whaling, and his family are at Junshinji Temple.
The family of Yorimoto Wada had been famous in this area since the Kamakura period. In 1606, he established a whaling team named Sashite-gumi and began systematic whaling.
Address: Junshinji Bochi, Taiji, Taiji-cho
Directions: Walk for four minutes from Taiji station.
TEL: 0735-59-2335 (Taiji-cho town Sightseeing Association)

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