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Hasedera temple (Kamakura)
The picturesque scenery of this temple symbolizes Kamakura.
Hasedera Temple, often referred to as "Hase Kannon," is known as one of the most scenic spots in Kamakura. The principal deity is the statue of Kannon, the Goddess of Mercy, with 11 faces. Standing at 9.18 meters high, it is one of the largest wooden Buddha statues in Japan.
The flowers in the grounds of Hasedera Temple are beautiful in every season, especially the hydrangeas that bloom in June are so magnificent they are considered a highlight. The autumn leaves are also beautiful, and visitors can enjoy them illuminated at night.
Inside the temple grounds, you can meet the charming Jizo statue known for its lovely expression, and from the observatory, you can enjoy panoramic views of the sea, cityscape, and various temple buildings of Kamakura. The view of hydrangeas from the scenic trail is exceptional, making it one of the representative scenic spots in Kamakura.
Its picturesque scenery represents Kamakura.
Enjoy flowers blooming in every season.
The adorable matchmaking jizo statues found in 3 spots inside the grounds are popular.
You can also experience hand-copying sutras and tracing a picture of a Buddhist image.
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Do you have pamphlets in other languages? (If so, please also inform us of the s
English, Chinese and Korean are available.
Do you have temple’s red ink stamps?
We provide them at the stamp office inside the Kannon-do Hall.
Is parking available?
We have a parking lot that can accommodate about 30 standard cars.
Are coin lockers available?
They are installed next to the hand washing area at the gate.
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura City, Kanagawa
- No holidays
8:00am - 4:30pm
April to June: 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Adults 400 yen, Children (Age 6 - 11) 200 yen
- About a 5-minute walk from the Enoshima Electric Railway’s Hase Station
- Credit Cards
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)