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Hasedera Temple

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Address: 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 467-22-6300
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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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If you go to Kamkura, you must go to the Hasadera Temple

Offering premium views of the city on the ocean, the hasedera temple is a great way to decompress from the seemingly ubiquitous bustling of the greater Tokyo area. The interior of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Offering premium views of the city on the ocean, the hasedera temple is a great way to decompress from the seemingly ubiquitous bustling of the greater Tokyo area. The interior of the temple is beautiful, and if you have a chance try the vegetarian buns!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The near location when you get off from the jr lines train. Worth to see,its have a big garden .and you have to go up by stairs to the temple. You can also see the yuigahama ocean from the above. its have a cave that have any stone sclupture of the buddhist god and goddess. The cave has its own... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to go to Takedera temple , but it was too hot that day so we went to Hasedera. It is an amazing place, even though there were many visitors , me and my friend fully enjoyed the time spent in this temple.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot to visit and to find some quietness after a few days inTokyo. It has a lovely garden, waterfalls and amazing buddah images. It has many stairs, consider it if you have problems with it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kamakura is known for its giant Buddha. A truly wonderful sight. But this shrine was the highlight of a day trip from Tokyo. After walking 500m from the electric tram stop at Hase, you arrive at the gate. Once inside I was genuinely impressed by the beauty of its design and history. The gardens, the small paths, the ponds with... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this temple on a hot day in June 2016. There were very few people, and we had a great time in the temple's quiet surrounding. The temple itself is spectacular, and well maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely spectacular. We got there very early just as it opened at 8am. So we had the place essentially to ourselves and before the tour buses and their crowds started arriving at 10am. Garden is exquisite and alone would be a reason to visit. The very Japanese arrangements was a delight to behold with the many ponds and fish (carp?).... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting, the great Buddha, the Hasedara temple was a short 5-minute walk away. The Hydrangea at the garden were in bloom. The temple was packed with a 1 hour waiting time to be able to climb the hydrangea garden walkway. We were still able to see the hundreds of miniature stone statues at the Jizo-do hall and Benten-do hall... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far one of the most memorable places I've visited in Japan. Hasedera is so peaceful and relaxing. The city Kamakura is quite easy to navigate and it's fun walking through town to get here. If you like photography, there are endless photo opportunities here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is quite big and many interesting thing to see. I didn't allocate a lot time here so 1hour here is not enough for us and it will be a bit rush to cover the whole place in just 1hour. Since this temple is up the hill, you will be able to see the sea from here. So many... More 

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