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Hokokuji Temple


It is said that Hokokuji Temple was founded in 1334 by Tengan Eko or Uesugi Shigekane, under patronage of Ashikaga Ietoki.With the magnificent bamboo garden behind, the Hokokuji is well known as the "bamboo temple". Kamakura's 33 Kannon No. 10.

Basic information


2-7-4 Jomyoji, Kamakura City

By train :
By bus : At JR Kamakura station, take a bus from terminal no. 5 bound for Jomyoji and get off there. A 2-minutes by foot.
Telephone number +81-467-22-0762
What to see Legendary burial sites of Ashikaga Ietoki and Yoshihasa. Hojo - Nitta clan battle memorial tanka inscription. Kinoshita Rigen memorial tanka inscription. Tea ceremony (admission fee).
Flower report [Spring] flowering quince, rose
[Summer] conandron
[Winter] Winter sakura, camellia Japonica
About visiting/About the facility Visit fees/Entry fees : Donations accepted (Bamboo gardens: ¥200, Maccha: ¥500)
Visit hours/Entry hours : 9:00 - 16:00 (closed from 12/29 - 1/3)
Parking Available


[Tripods prohibited]
[Public restroom available]



Kamakura city hall civic life department tourism section


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

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Kamakura city hall

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