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Manpukuji Temple

Manpukuji Temple

Founded by the Buddhist priest Gyoki, Manpukuji is a temple of the Daikakuji sect of Shingon Buddhism. Legend says that Minamoto-no-Yoshitsune (who destroyed the Taira clan at the Battle of Dan-no-ura and later incurred the wrath of his older brother Yoritomo, who banned him from entering Kamakura) wrote a letter of apology 'Koshigoe-jo' to his angry brother at this temple.

Essential Information

Hours

Open 9:00–17:00

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

30m

Closed Open year-around
Costs Admission (Adults 200 yen, junior high school students 100 yen, elementary school students free)
Access

Koshigoe Station of Enoden (Enoshima Electric Railway).

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