Kamakura’s Goryo-jinja Shrine

Colorful Ajisai flowers during the rainy season

 By Tomoko Kamishima   Mar 20, 2013

Goryo-jinja Shrine is one of Kamakura’s most noted places for Ajisai flowers (hydrangea). Behind the main hall, there is a path for viewing various sorts of Ajisai flowers that bloom during the rainy season in June. This shrine has a quiet tranquil atmosphere, except for during this special Ajisai season. Goryo-jinja is situated in the middle of a residential area near Hase Kannon Temple. Locals stop by the shrine on their way to or from work .

Photography by Tomoko Kamishima
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Very beautiful photos which reflect very nicely the ambiance of this lovely place.