Manpukuji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura30m

Overview

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.

Detailed information

Address

2-4-8, Koshigoe, Kamakura City, Kanagawa

Access

Koshigoe Station of Enoden (Enoshima Electric Railway).

Business Hours

Open 9:00-17:00

Holidays

Open year-around

Costs

Admission 200 yen
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