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Eastern Kamakura

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Areas from JR Kita-Kamakura Sta. to the east side of JR Kamakura Sta. Engakuji, Kenchoji, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Komyoji etc.

Kitakamakura Sta - Guide

Walking from Kitakamakura Sta to Kamakura Sta is recommended.

pinEngakuji Temple [円覚寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

8:00-16:30 (-16:00 Dec-Feb); 300yen

Engakuji is one of the head temples of the Rinzai Zen school. Shari-den, the only surviving building constructed before the Edo era in Kamakura, can only be seen from a distance usually, but you can get a little closer to it from January 1st to 3rd, and even more closer in early November for an additional 500yen.
Near JR Kitakamakura Sta.

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pinTokeiji Temple [東慶寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

8:30-17:00 (-16:00 Nov-Feb); 200yen

Tokeiji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kitakamakura Sta.

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pinJochiji Temple [浄智寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-16:30; 200yen

Jochiji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kitakamakura Sta.

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pinMeigetsu-in Temple [明月院]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-16:00 (8:30-17:00 June); 300yen

Myooin is a Rinzai Zen temple famous for its hydrangeas. The backyard garden is open to the public in spring and fall for an extra 500yen.
Near JR Kitakamakura Sta.

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pinChojuji Temple [長寿寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

10:00-15:00 Fri-Sun & holidays of Apr-Jun & Oct-Nov, closed if rainy; 300yen

Chojuji is a Rinzai Zen temple. Most of its buildings are new but the gardens are beautiful.
Near JR Kitakamakura Sta.

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pinKenchoji Temple [建長寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

8:30-16:30; 300yen

Kenchoji is another head temple of the Rinzai Zen school.
Near JR Kitakamakura Sta.

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pinJorakuji Temple [常楽寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Jorakuji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Ofuna Sta.

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East of Kamakura Sta - Guide

pinTsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine [鶴岡八幡宮] link



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is one of the most prominent Shinto shrines in Kanto Region. It is also a symbolic site of Kamakura since it was deeply related with the Kamakura shogunate and Genji shogun clan.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinSugimoto-dera Temple [杉本寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

8:00-16:30; 200yen

Sugimoto-dera is a Tendai Buddhist temple. The roofs of its buildings are thatched.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinHokokuji Temple [報国寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-16:00; 200yen; closed Dec 29-Jan 3

Hokokuji is a Rinzai Zen temple famous for its bamboo garden.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinJomyoji Temple [浄妙寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-16:30; 100yen

Jomyoji is a Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinZuisenji Temple [瑞泉寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-17:00 (-16:30 Oct-Mar); 200yen

Zuisenji is a Rinzai Zen temple with a well-known garden created by a famous monk.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinMyohonji Temple [妙本寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Myohonji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinMyohoji Temple [妙法寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:30-16:30 (Sat & Sun & holidays only for 2nd week of Jul - mid-Sep & 2nd week of Dec - mid-Mar); 300yen

Myohoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinKomyoji Temple [光明寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

6:00-17:00 (7:00-16:00 Oct 15-Mar)

Komyoji is a prominent Jodo Buddhist temple.
30-min walk from JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinHongakuji Temple [本覚寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Hongakuji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinAnkokuronji Temple [安国論寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:00-16:30; 100 yem

Ankokuronji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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pinChoshoji Temple [長勝寺]



Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

Choshoji is a Nichiren Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.

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Others

pinEgaraten Jinja Shrine 荏柄天神社


Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

8:30-16:30

Egaraten Jinja is a relatively small Shinto shrine.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.
Egaraten Jinja Shrine

pinKamakuragu Shrine 鎌倉宮


Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

9:30-16:30 (-16:00 Dec-Jan); 300yen

Kamakuragu is a Shinto shrine enshrining a prince who died here in 1335.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.
Kamakuragu Shrine

pinHokaiji Temple 宝戒寺


Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref.MAP

8:00-16:30; 100yen

Hokaiji is a Tendai Buddhist temple.
Near JR Kamakura Sta.
Hokaiji Temple

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