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Hase-dera Temple

Hase-dera Temple

Hasedera is a historic temple, famous for the principal statue of kannon.(Hase Kannon) The site offers a museum,garden and a scenic view of kamakura.

Nightlife

The precincts with the majestic Kannon-do hall and lovely trees and ponds are enveloped in a light that “connects,” like the lanterns given to those who visit.

Nightlife in Kanagawa

Travel tip

According to legend, the nine-meter wooden statue of the Kannon (goddess of mercy) you can see here was carved in 721 CE in Nara, then cast into the sea, washing up in 736. In June and July, colourful hydrangeas bloom around the temple.

Essential Information

Hours
  • 【Mar. ~ Sep.】8:00 ~ 17:00
  • 【Oct. ~ Feb.】8:00 ~ 16:30

Suggested duration: 45m

Costs Adults (junior-high school students and over) : 400 yen, Children (elementary school students and under) : 200 yen
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