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Ennoji Temple


Originally called the Arai-enmado, the temple was situated along the Yuigahama coast until destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami in 1703 and then moved to its present location. The Ennoji temple worships the Ten Judges of Hell, a belief which spread during the Kamakura era. Kamakura Jizo No. 8/24.

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1543 Yamanouchi, Kamakura City

By train : A 2-minute walk from JR Kita-Kamakura Station.
By bus : From JR Kamakura Station East Exit:At terminal No.2 take a bus bound for Kenchō-ji temple, get off at Kita-Kamakura and A 2-minute walk.
Telephone number 0467-25-1095
What to see The wooden statue of the seated Enma-O (ruler of Hell), a designated national treasure, looks just as if he is glaring directly at the wicked from the underworld itself.
The Shoko-O and Gushojin statues can be seen at the Kamakura Museum of National Treasure.
About visiting/About the facility Visit fees/Entry fees : 200 yen
Visit hours/Entry hours : March - November: 9:00 - 16:00
December - February: 9:00 - 15:00
Parking Not available



Kamakura city hall civic life department tourism section


18-10, Onarimachi,Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, 248-8686, Japan

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