Tokei-ji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura30m

Overview

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.

Available Facilities

Detailed information

Address

1367 Yamanouchi, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa

Access

JR Yokosuka Line, Kita-Kamakura Station

Business Hours

8:30~17:00 Open year round ※Varies so confirmation necessary

Costs

Adults 200 yen  Elementary・junior high school students 100 yen

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