Kamakura Visitor's Guide

Tourist spots

Tourist spots

Jokomyoji Temple


This temple was built in 1251 by the monk Shin-a under the patronage of Hojo Nagatoki. During the Kamakura period it was a Hojo family temple. Afterwards it became connected to the Ashikaga lineage and flourished with protection from Kamakura governors. Kamakura's 33 Kannon No. 25. Kamakura's 24 Jizo No. 16 and 17.


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2-12-1 Ogigayatsu, Kamakura City
Donations accepted
Adult (high school students and older) ¥200
Elementary and middle school students ¥100
10:00 - 12:00, 13:00 - 16:00 on Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays (closed in August and in case of rain)
Grave of Reizei Tamesuke (designated historical landmark)
[Spring] sakura, azalea
[Summer] hydrangea
[Autumn] clover
[Winter] plum, daffodil
Wooden Amida Sanzon statue (national treasure) , wooden standing Jizo Bosatsu statue (Yahiro Jizo: picking up arrows), net-drawing Jizo statue

Public restrooms available
A 15-minute walk from JR Kamakura station west exit

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