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Sugimotodera Temple


Sugimotodera Temple, founded by Gyoki, is said to be the oldest sacred ground in Kamakura, existing prior to Minamoto Yoritomo's arrival. Its mossy stone stairway lined by banners covered in calligraphy representing the eleven-faced Goddess of Mercy, Kannon, allow visitors to sense its rich history. Kamakura's 33 Kannon No. 1. Kamakura's 24 Jizo No. 4 and 6

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903 Nikaido, Kamakura City

By bus : From JR Kamakura station: At terminal No.5 take a bus bound for Hachimangu - Shomyoji, get off at Sugimoto Kannon and A 1-minute walk
Telephone number +81-467-22-3463
What to see 3 wooden statues of Kannon. One special 'masked' Kannon is said to have been made by priest Gyoki (city designated cultural asset). The other two are said to have been made by the priests Enin and Genshin (important national treasures). A monument with a haiku by Ozaki Ryodo.
Flower report [Summer] lotus blossom
[Winter] sasanqua
About visiting/About the facility Visit fees/Entry fees : Adult (middle school students and above)¥200
Elementary school students ¥100

◆Group discounts (min. 30 guests)
Adult ¥160
Elementary school students ¥80
Visit hours/Entry hours : 8:00 - 16:30
Parking Not available


Annual pilgrimage day (August 10)



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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