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Jufukuji Temple


In 1180 Hojo Masako invited the monk Myo-an Eisai to constract this temple where the estate of Minamoto no Yoritomo's father once stood. It is said that the third shogun Minamoto Sanetomo often visited it,in its heyday the temple used to have as many as 15 subtemples. Currently you can enter as far as the nakamon. Ranked 3rd among the five great Rinzai temples of Kamakura. Kamakura's 33 Kannon No. 24. Kamakura's 24 Jizo No. 18.

Basic information


1-17-7 Ogigayatsu, Kamakura City

A 11-minute-walk from JR Kamakura station west exit
Telephone number +81-467-22-6607
What to see Shrine road, tombs with gorinto for Sanetomo and Masako (in the graveyard behind the temple accessible by a left hand path of the inner gate), grave of Kyoshi Takahama
Flower report [Autumn] colorful leaves
About visiting/About the facility Visit fees/Entry fees : Donations accepted (visitors are limited to the road approaching the shrine), possible to visit the Sanetomo and Masako tombs.
Visit hours/Entry hours : 9:00 - 16:30
Parking Available


Closed beyond the chumon (the grounds are specially opened for the New Year and Golden Week)

[Public restrooms 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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