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Tokei-ji Temple

Tokei-ji Temple

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 tip

Close 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.

Essential Information

Hours

8:30am–5pm (Open year round)
*Varies so confirmation necessary

Suggested duration: 30m

Costs

Adults: 200 yen
Elementary and Junior high school students: 100 yen

Access

JR Yokosuka Line, Kita-Kamakura Station

Language
  • English

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