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Meditate in Kamakura's Tranquil Bamboo Grove

Shonan Area Half day 16

A famous bamboo tree temple, Houkokuji, offers a Zazen experience and transcription of Buddhist sutras experiences. This temple is a little strict, so you can experience authentic Zen meditation. You can see a statue of the Goddess Kannon, the symbol of Ofuna, from the train window on your journey.

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Hokoku-ji Temple

Kamakura 30m

This ancient temple in Kamakura is known for the 1,000 moso bamboo trees on its grounds. Even in the present day, the solemn atmosphere of the temple conveys the...

Kamakura Ham Tomioka Co.

Kamakura 1h

Since its founding in 1900, Kamakura Ham Tomioka Co. has continued to maintain its painstaking manufacturing techniques for over a century. Their headquarters factory...

Ofuna Kannon Temple

Kamakura 45m

The Ōfuna Kannon in the west of Ōfuna Station in Kamakura City is an eye-catching huge white statue of Kannon. Although there were instances where the construction...

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