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Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)

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Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)

418 Reviews
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189 Yamanochi, Kamakura 247-0062 Kanagawa Prefecture
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Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students
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Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students
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Explore the real Kamakura with students from the local high school. Take a private, customized tour with enthusiastic local hosts and experience “Samurai Town,” the Shogunate capital of Japan during the 12th-14th centuries. Visit significant Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and historic sites, including Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hasedera temple, and the Great Buddha on this affordable half-day outing.
$42.00 per adult
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My Japanese friend and I came here after lunch on a miserable Saturday mid-November. I was really impressed with the place. So much character and some lovely gardens including a bamboo forest and a zen rock garden. We spent about an hour here including a cup of tea (money goes
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The precinct of the temple is filled with a variety of hydrangea here and there. The number of visitors is so huge that early visiting (from 8:30 is possible) it recommended. 圧倒的な紫陽花の数に驚きます!紫陽花寺の異名を持つのも納得。観光客だらけなので、早い時間帯(8:30から訪問可)に訪れることをお勧めします。
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Loved to walk through the cool forest and visit the temple complex amidst the hot humid weather of mid August. Relaxing and cool. Unfortunately part of the Bamboo forest and Cafe were closed for a function. Still a worthwhile walk and plenty of photo opportunities. Y500
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Look. Any other time of year, visiting Meigetsuin is a quiet affair. There aren't too many people, there's a lot of green, and it feels peaceful. But when you go during rainy season and thus, hydrangea season, you can go super early on a Monday morning (as we did) and it will
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Located close to city center, this somewhat hidden park represents an oasis of tranquility and serenity. As you enter the gate, you cross a little bridge and scend towards the garden, a few dozen feet above street level. By the time you reach the first few hydrangea bushes, you
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