This temple in Yokohama Chinatown houses Mazu, the benevolent Heavenly Empress for the Chinese people.
The beloved Mazu is known by many names, most popularly the Empress of Heaven and Holy Heavenly Mother.
The location of Yokohama Mazu Miao was a known foreign settlement at the end of Tokugawa period when the port of Yokohama open in 1859.
While customs of worship vary among regions and families, here we introduce some common worship practices.
We welcome you to join us in various events held throughout the year.