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Kousokuji Temple

Kousokuji Temple

It is a temple of Nichiren-shu (one of the factions of Japanese Buddhism) founded by Nichiro Shonin (senior priest), who was a disciple of Nichiren (founder of Nichiren-shu). Before its foundation it was a mansion of Yadoya Mitsunori, who was the close aid of Hojo Tokiyori (a shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate). There is a beautiful garden on the temple grounds where you can enjoy seasonal flowers throughout the year. Especially beautiful is the 150-year-old hall crabapple tree, which blooms in early April.

Essential Information

Hours

Open 7:30 to sunset

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities may change their operating days or hours.
Suggested duration

30m

Costs

Adult (high-school students and older): 100 yen

Junior-high school students and younger: Free

Access

6 minutes on foot from Enoden Hase Station (on the Enoshima Electric Railway).

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