Jourakuji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

Overview

In 1237, this temple was built by Yasutoki Hojo to honor his mother-in-law. After Yasutoki died, the temple was named after his Buddhist title. It is known that Lanxi Daolong, a famous Chinese monk who founded Kenchoji, lived here. Together with an Amitabha statue, which is the main object of worship, Lanxi Daolong is also enshrined here.

Detailed information

Address

5-8-29 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa

Access

About 15 minutes from JR Ofuna Station on foot
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