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Flower Viewing and Kamakura Temple Visits in Spring

Shonan Area Half day 2

Appreciate weeping cherry trees at Hongakuji and Ankokuronji temples, cherry blossoms at Koumyoji Temple and flowering quinces at Kuhon Temple

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Hongaku-ji temple

Kamakura 30m

Ichijo Nisshutsu founded the Hongakuji in 1436 (Eikyo 8). Ashikaga Mochiuji built the temple where there was Ebisudo and donated to Nisshutsu. The second chief...

Ankokuron-ji Temple

Kamakura 30m

This temple was established in 1253 (Kencho 5) by the founder of Nichiren Buddhism, Nichiren Shonin. The name of this temple originates from the fact that Rissho...

Komyo-ji Temple

Kamakura 30m

Koumyouji Temple is one of the eight head temples of the Jodo sect, founded in 1243 by the third founder of the Jodo sect, Zen-arachu Shonin. In the Edo period,...

Kuhonji Temple

Kamakura 30m

This is the site where Nitta Yoshisada led his troops to attack Kamakura in 1333 (Genko 3). Yoshisada erected this temple to lay the soul of the deceased of the...

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