Meigetsuin Temple

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Meigetsuin Temple
Meigetsuin Temple

Fugenzan Meigetsu-in is a Rinzai Zen temple of the Kenchō-ji school in Kita-Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan. Famous for its hydrangeas, it's also known as The Temple of Hydrangeas. The main object of worship is goddess Shō Kannon. Wikipedia



189 Yamanouchi, Kamakura, Kanagawa (Map) (Directions)


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

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10-minute walk from Kita-Kamakura Station and follow the pathway signs to Meigetsu-in. There are also a few pay park lots in the vicinity, 10 to 15-minute walking distance.

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