The big Buddha of Kamakura, Kōtoku-in temple

One of Kamakura’s landmarks is without a doubt the Great Buddha of Kamakura. This monumental bronze statue of Buddha Continue reading The big Buddha of Kamakura, Kōtoku-in temple

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Kanagawa-ken
City : Kamakura-shi
District : Hase
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Hase-dera

Hase-dera is in my opinion one of the best attraction of Kamakura. Not only the temple itself is gorgeous, its gardens are splendid as well. The temple is located at higher altitude than Kamakura itself. Viewpoints from the temple therefore offer an impressive overlooking view on Kamakura and its beach. The temple also hosts the Benten-Kutsu Cave which contains hundreds of small devotional statues in its long and narrow corridors.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Kanagawa-ken
City : Kamakura-shi
District : Hase
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