Known as a temple that served as a shelter for women who took refuge and sought a divorce from their abusive husbands. Within its premises, there are various flowers of every season. You can experience various classes such as zazen (seated meditation), tea ceremonies, and incense-smelling ceremonies. (Reservation required)
Travel tipClose to Kita-Kamakura Station, Tokei-ji is a charming little Buddhist temple, with a peaceful wooded cemetery and an interesting history. It used to be a convent, and served also as a refuge for women seeking to divorce their husbands, their only option at the time.
Suggested duration: 30m
|Costs||Adults 200 yen Elementary・junior high school students 100 yen|
|Access||JR Yokosuka Line, Kita-Kamakura Station|