Just on a way to popular Great Budda, just turn left folowwing signs. Needs small fee to get in, closing 4.30 PM. Big golden Budda in central shrine and many others plus nice view of the ocean and Kamakura city from the hill
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Be prepared to climb many steps to the top of the hill, but the view is well worth it. Well maintained temple and friendly monks willing to pose for the camera in front of the Temple. Surrounding gardens are planted with rich variety of plants...More
Everything about this place is amazing although it was very crowded during the morning that we were there. The walk through the garden was very enjoyable, and the view was pleasant. There were SO many little Buddha statues throughout the site.
One of the Buddhist temples in the city of Kamakura. The main statue of Kannon is one of the largest wooden statues in Japan, with a height of 9.18 metres.
For almost 12 days I've been in Tokyo, Kanazawa, Kyoto but I'll keep very close to my heart this wonderful Hase-dera Temple. Such peacefulness, calm and joy I never felt it in other spaces. If you walk a little bit high on a beautiful trail...More
This temple compound has a lot to offer. Check the hundreds of small Jizo statues, the underground cave, the amazing view of Kamakura and Sagami bay from the view deck, and of course the majestic main hall where the humongous statue of Kannon, coated in...More
We went on a rainy weekday morning and even though there were tour groups going inside the temple, it is still serene and beautiful. The garden with koi pond was very calming. There is a cave within the temple grounds and it is also beautiful...More
Having seen 5 temples / shrines prior to this, I thought I would just visit this to round up the trip, with little expectations. I was amazed by it, as I was by the rest. There is a climb up a hill to the main...More