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Hokoku-ji Temple

Hokoku-ji Temple

Kamakura

A historical temple known for its 1000 Moso Bamboo in the vicinity, with a solemn atmosphere symbolic of the tragedy of the Ashikaga clan even now.

Early Morning Sightseeing

A temple in Kamakura with a beautiful garden and bamboo grove. A Sunday Zen meditation session is held at 7:30 in the morning every Sunday and is open to everyone. The session is reputed to be very strict, and be sure to wear comfortable clothing if you would like to participate.

Early Morning Sightseeing

Travel tip

This is probably the most impressive bamboo grove you will ever see. Be sure to get tickets for the temple's tranquil teahouse experience before entering.

Essential Information

Hours
  • 9:00-16:00 (Last order for matcha: 15:30)

Suggested duration: 30m

Closed Year-end & new year holidays (Dec 29-Jan 3)
Costs

Matcha: 200 yen
Matcha & cake: 500 yen

Facilities
  • Wheelchair friendly
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