Hōkoku-ji is an old temple in the Kenchō-ji school of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism located in Kamakura, Japan. Famous for its bamboo garden, it is also known as "Bamboo Temple". A statue of Gautama Buddha, called Shaka Nyorai in Japanese, in a sacred hall is the temple's principal image. [Wikipedia]
Hokokuji is a 10 minute walk from the Jomyoji bus stop (bus 23, 24 or 26) or can be accessed through a 30-40 minute walk from Kamakura station.
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