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Bamboo grove is best seen in early June, its leaves are beautiful fresh green, however it is very crowded this season with tourists on weekend, and a row of tourists continues to the temple gate.
I recommend you visit in the morning, rent a bicycle...More
Its a gorgeous place with zen gardens, bamboo gardens, peace, green landscape, and a bit of spiritual environment.
they have a beautiful place there and you enjoy for sure a real spot of the antique of Japan.
there are some caves in there, bamboo gardens...More
This garden was easy to access by bus from Kamakura Station. It was quieter than other temples in the Area. There are many great photo ops here from the sea of bamboo trees to the rock garden and cave. You can see a Kyoto style...More
Traveling Japan provides hundreds of opportunities to visit temples and shrines. This temple's uniqueness is the large grove of immense bamboo. It is like walking through a strange landscape of a giant's garden. It is peaceful as is the rest of the gardens.
This is like Arashiyama, the famous bamboo forest of Kyoto. It’s is really peaceful and calming inside. There’s plenty of Japanese garden, lake with koi fishes, temples and greenery for relaxation.
Great stop over after visiting Big Buddha in Kamakura before heading off.
This is an immaculate, lovely compact garden right from the entry gate through to the Bamboo, pond and Zen areas beyond the temple. But “tranquillity” there wasn’t, due to the crowds – this on a Wednesday after the Golden Week. For example the path though...More
Hokokuji Temple , also known as the bamboo temple is located in Kamakura. Accessible by city bus route no. 24,36,23 from JR kamakura station and takes about 12 minutes, 200 yen. One can also walk down to the temple. Takes about 20 minutes. A Buddhist...More
This temple had everything - a winding buddhist cave, fish ponds, a mountain to climb, prayer wheels to spin, a tea shop overlooking the ocean. I went with my son, daughter-in-law (8 months pregnant) and their 18-mo. daughter. It was completely accessible for all. It...More