Kousokuji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

Overview

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.

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Detailed information

Address

3-9-7, Hase, Kamakura City, Kanagawa

Access

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

Business Hours

Open 7:30 to sunset

Costs

Adult (high-school students and older) : 100 yenElementary / Junior-high school students and younger : Admission free

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