Manpukuji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

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
Koshigoe Fishing Port
Yokosuka, Miura

Koshigoe Fishing Port

Kamakurakokomae Station
Shonan Area

Kamakurakokomae Station

The Market SE1 (Shonan Gelateria)
Shonan Area

The Market SE1 (Shonan Gelateria)

Ryuko-ji Temple
Shonan Area

Ryuko-ji Temple