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Ofuna Kannonji Temple

1-5-3 Okamoto, Kamakura 247-0072, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Its okay..

Entrance to see the statue was free,.. its a pretty neat place... the view from the top's nice too... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2014
Xeilla C
via mobile
The Goddess of Mercy

I found getting to the Kannon easy, if you can get to the JR line to Ofuna. It's a short 10-15 min... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2014
Noel_92101
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1-5-3 Okamoto, Kamakura 247-0072, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Entrance to see the statue was free,.. its a pretty neat place... the view from the top's nice too, and the people were all so kind.

Thank Xeilla C
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

I found getting to the Kannon easy, if you can get to the JR line to Ofuna. It's a short 10-15 min walk, the entrance was free to see the statue, there is a small fee to see the cave. It's a nice way to...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2014

The Ofuna Kannonji Temple is home to a large white concrete statue of Kannon, the Boddhisattva of mercy. The statue is prominently visible from Ofuna Station and it does look impressive at first sight. However the road to the temple is hard to find and...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

I have been through Ofuna train station on several occasions on the way to Kamakura and was curious about the beautiful large white face of a female Buddha that I could see peering over the greenery on the hillside. So one day i decided to...More

4  Thank CathCPerth
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Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

I had a hard time finding any directions that told me how to get here.. So here are some: leave the Ofuna train station at the West exit. If you aren't at the street level go down. Follow the streets away from the station. You...More

4  Thank mary7484
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