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Jul 17, 2016
“quiet and peaceful”
Jun 12, 2016
“Gionyama Hiking Trail doesn't start here”
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One of the oldest Nichiren sect temples in Kamakura features a huge bronze statue of Nichiren.
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1-15-1 Omachi, Kamakura 248-0007, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 467-22-0777
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

This Buddhist temple is not far from the center of Kamakura but not much visited. It is set in a beautiful little valley where the main sound is bird song. I found this temple to be wonderfully atmospheric, peaceful and calm. The temple buildings are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We came to this temple looking for the "Gionyama Hiking Trail" but actually the trail starts at Yagumojinja, a smaller shrine close-by, not Myohonji as stated online. Myohonji is not very big but surprisingly nice and not very crowded even on a Sunday afternoon. It's...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

There are many temples and shrines in Kamakura. And some of those places are well known for sight seeing. And the others are not. This temple is a latter. Probably it's less than 10 mins walk from Kamakura station and located in a valley, very...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank D6376UY_
Reviewed April 11, 2015

A 20 min walk from the town. Good for exercise, otherwise really boring. Luckily there were a couple of Cherry Blossoms around Surprised at what people take photos of. Some guy even had a tripod. Get a life man!!!!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Premolars208
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