Legend has it that the residence of Minamoto-no-Yoshitomo, who is the father of Minamoto-no-Yoritomo (the founder of the Kamakura Shogunate), once stood here. Following her late husband's will, Hojo Masako (wife of Yoritomo) built a temple here in 1200 with the help of Myouan Eisai (a Japanese priest). Soon, it grew into a large temple with a dozen sub-temples. The precinct has been designa...More details
Enjoy the seasonal beauty of Kamakura with images of a beautiful approach to temples.
Recommended by Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokosuka, Miura 2h15m
The approach to Jufukuji Temple is paved with granite stones and is one of the most beautiful paths in Kamakura. You can enjoy the seasonal beauty of colors at this temple along with other temples such as Kaizouji Temple, which is also known as "Flower Temple".Add to trip planner 2
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