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Tokeiji Temple


Tokeiji Temple was built in 1285. It was founded by Tokimune's wife, Kakusan-ni and the first chief priest was Sadatoki Hojo who was Tokimune's son . As a place that provided relief for women who escaped from their violent husbands, the temple is popularly referred to as the "Enkiri-dera" or "Kakekomi-dera" meaning women's refuge. Kamakura's 33 Kannon No. 32. A Togoku Hana no Tera.

Basic information


1367 Yamanouchi, Kamakura City

A 3-minute walk from JR Kita-Kamakura station
Telephone number +81-467-22-1663
What to see The Matsugaoka treasure house holds the wooden Shokannon (national treasure) with unique designs characteristic of Kamakura as well as ancient archives and lacquer decorations. There are also various literary monuments celebrating Tamura Toshiko, Sasaki Nobutsuna, Masugi Shizue, Takami Jun and more (see the information guide at the front gate for details). Along with the literary monuments are many graves for literary people and famous people.
Flower report [Spring] white magnolia, fringed iris
[Summer] Japanese iris, hydrangea
[Autumn] cluster amaryllis, clover, fragrant olive
[Winter] wintersweet, daffodil, plum
About visiting/About the facility Visit fees/Entry fees : Adult (middle school students and up) ¥200
Elementary school students ¥100
Visit hours/Entry hours : Normal hours: 8:30 - 17:00
Winter (November - February) 8:30 - 16:00
Parking Not available


Matsugaoka treasure house: 9:30 - 15:30
Entrance fee ¥300 (Closed on Mondays except for national holidays)



Kamakura city hall civic life department tourism section


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

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