Hokokuji Temple

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Hokokuji Temple
Hokokuji Temple

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]

Overview

Address

2-7-4 Jomyoji, Kamakura, Kanagawa (Map) (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 16:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 16:00
Thursday 9:00 - 16:00
Friday 9:00 - 16:00
Saturday 9:00 - 16:00
Sunday 9:00 - 16:00
Holidays 9:00 - 16:00

Phone Number

0467-22-0762

Website

houkokuji.or.jp

Access

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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