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Address: 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 467-22-6300
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Description: This temple is most notable for its wooden statue of Kannon, the 11-headed...
This temple is most notable for its wooden statue of Kannon, the 11-headed goddess of mercy, but it also has a lovely garden and pond, and a viewing platform with a great city view.
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Initially came to Kamakura to see the great Buddha but this temple was easily the highlight of the trip for me. There was such diversity of things to see: Giant statutes, nature... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Initially came to Kamakura to see the great Buddha but this temple was easily the highlight of the trip for me. There was such diversity of things to see: Giant statutes, nature walks with flowers and birds, amazing look out points over Kamakura and the beach below, bamboo forest, water falls, shrines, 1000's of mini statues, and a cave you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A comfortable walk through an interesting market from train station.Very well signposted.It has a beautiful garden,an interesting cave,good views of the town after a comfortable climb.Nice restaurant with views of the town and temple, serving only vegetarian food. Temple is very beautiful with lot of stonecarved work scattered all over the place.Plenty of photo ops.Overall a good outing for couple... More 

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Berlin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We really liked this temple. Not too many people, so not as crowded as the Daibutsu. Very nice gardens, and the cave is very impressive too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stopped there after seing the great Buddha and several other temples since the beggining of the day. We were tired but certainly worth a visit. You can use your IC card to pay the entrance fee of ¥300. There is a cave with images carved on the walls, called Benten Kutsu, besides the image of Kannon of course.

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Atsugi, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place is totally surrounded by beautiful trees and mountain. Also the view of sea from the temple is energetic. One must visit this place if you are planning to go to kamakura.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Beautiful temple and grounds. I found the statue mesmerizing. There is also a small cave with carved budhas that is interesting and an overlook into the sea. Well worth the 300 yen fee.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

In one word.....MARVELOUS. The Main Hall is under reconstruction, but, anyway, you can enter to admire this huge and tall Kannon (9 mt., 30.1 feel tall) gilded in gold, and it is called the " The Buddhist Goddess of Mercy" , but the tour guide told us that it is neither feminine nor masculine , it is what they say... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Love all the place around kamakura, great facilities, great walking track, great food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

vegan meals avaiable here. got two choices, one is tomato and vegestable spaghetti and another one is curry and rice. vegan people can eat the 寺饅頭(てらまんじゅう)(tera-manjyuu).Each meals is 1000yen exculded tax, and tera-manjyuu is 210yen . Restaurant locate on your left hand after you go up stair. restaurant open hour is 10am until 4pm. the restaurant is located in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Of all the temples you can see, please put this on your list. Not only are the grounds, the shrines, and the temple stunning, despite renovations, the surrounding area of Hase is charming and enjoyable to walk through. We went on a Friday and took the Odakyu line Enoshima Kamakura free pass which included round trip limited express ride to... More 

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