Kotoku-in / Great Buddha of Kamakura

Yokosuka, Miura1h

Description

The Great Buddha as featured in a poem of the famous poet, Akiko Yosano. Exceeding 13m in height while in a sitting position, this statue is the only certified national treasure amongst the buddha statues in Kamakura.

Detailed information

Address

4-2-28, Hase,Kamakura-shi

Business Hours

April-September:8:00am-5:30pm October-March:8:00am-5:00pm To enter the interior of the Great Buddha statue 8:00am-4:30pm Temple shop(office)hours8:30am-4:45pm(year-round)

Holidays

Open every day

Costs

General admission:200yen Students(age13-18):200yen Students(age6-12):150 *NO charge for children under six ●Fee to enter the interior of the Great Buddha statue Additional 20 yen per person

Photos

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