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A Tour of Zen: Five Kamakura Temples

Yokosuka, Miura Full day 244

Known as Kamakura Gozan, these five iconic temples represent Kamakura's Buddhist history. This tour takes you to each of the five great Zen temples in Kamakura and gives you the opportunity to feel the history of medieval Japan.

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Daihonzan Engaku-ji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

An ancient temple with numerous historical architecture such as a reliquary hall (Shari-den) and a temple bell, both considered to be national treasures.Earl...

Meigetsu-in Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 1h

Meigetsu-in Temple in Kita-Kamakura is also known as The Temple of Hydrangeas. For hydrangea season around June, many people flock here to view approximately...

Jochi-ji

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

Wife and son, Morotoki, of Shogun Hojo Munemasa built this temple in 1281. In this temple there is a 'Kanro no I (well)' , one of the 10 Kamakura Wells. ...

Kencho-ji Temple

Yokosuka, Miura 45m

The first of the Five Great Mountains(temples) of Kamakura, with many ancient structures and a temple bell certified as a national treasure. There is a Zen m...

Jomyo-ji

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

One of the family temples of Ashikaga City. The precincts of the temple has been designated as a national historic site and you can observe the karesansui (r...

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