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Moss-covered steps, bamboo and rock gardens - Visit the traditional gardens of Japan

Yokosuka, Miura 2h30m

Visit Houkokuji Temple, also known as the Bamboo Temple, and Jomyoji Temple, famous for its traditional dry landscape garden; then savor the spirit of the ancient capital as you take a sip from a cup of matcha. This course is sure to fill you with inner peace. It also has much to offer during the fall, including beautiful bamboo thickets and vivid fall colors.

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Hokoku-ji Temple

A historical temple known for its 1000 Moso Bamboo in the vicinity, with a solemn atmosphere symbolic of the tragedy of the Ashikaga clan even now. Early Morning Sightseeing A temple in Kamakura with a beautiful garden and bamboo grove. A Sunday Zen meditation session is held at 7:30 in the morning every Sunday and is open to everyone. The session is reputed to be very strict, and be sure...

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Jomyo-ji Temple Kisen'an

The fifth of the Five Great Mountains(temples) of Kamakura, Jōmyō-ji temple is a Buddhism temple belonging to the Kenchoji school of Rinzai Zen. There is a beautiful rock garden with a very Japanese atmosphere. At the Kama Garden Terrace, you can enjoy the view of the garden while enjoying a cup of tea.

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