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Jochiji Temple

1402 Yamanouchi, Kamakura 247-0062, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-22-3943
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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
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Ranked number four of the city's most powerful temples, this temple houses a wooden seated Buddha with sleeves and skirts and one of Kamakura's ten famous wells.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good56%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“happiness” (3 reviews)
“hotei” (2 reviews)
“hill” (3 reviews)
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1402 Yamanouchi, Kamakura 247-0062, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 467-22-3943
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I didn’t expect much here. Just visited as this place is for one of the 7 luck Gods. Surprised. Peaceful and calm hill trail in a forest leads you to the God. Very nice

Thank W7927SH_
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Small temple with a statue of Buddha of Happiness - Hotei. the temples around Kita-Kamakura station are all close to each other which makes for a nice afternoon visitng them all. This place is small but quiet.

Thank Kasia Z
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

As few other travellers pointed out, this temple is a good starting point for the (very well marked) trails that go all the way to the Daibutsu on the other end of town. The graveyard behind the temple is something to take the breath away:...More

1  Thank magmaedia
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

This temple is very easy to access and is a perfect place to start hiking from. It also sits next to a wonderful bamboo forest.

Thank Chelsea B
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

It's easy accessible from the main road and it's very similar to the other zen temples around. I noted a cute, tiny stone bridge at the beginnig of the uphill path, leading to the temple.

Thank El_Pablito
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Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

This was our second to last temple we visited and it was definitely my favorite stop of the entire day. We were a bit tired after our marathon day of temples and shrines and the beautiful hike to this temple, so it was such a...More

Thank Girl4God28
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Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

At the end of the Hiking Trail that leads to the Daibutsu is this peacefully majestic temple set against a hill. The setting of the Temple is incredible. The temple is one of the five great Zen temples in Kamakura, and there is a Buddhist...More

Thank bossdiver
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

What sets this temple apart from the others is the God of Happiness hidden away in a cave on the far side of the cemetery. Just follow the signs for happiness and give the statue's belly a rub! Don't forget to try the hiking trail,...More

2  Thank skyisblu
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

Jochi-ji not a large temple, but beautiful and well-maintained. I stopped by because I was going to the Kamakura hiking trails, and Jochi-ji is convenient located right next to the trail's entrance. A side note, I didn't visit the other Zen temples in the area....More

2  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

Jochiji temple is near Kitakamakura station on the road to Kamakura. This was the third of the temples I took in on my planned walk through the temples from Kitakamakura to Kamakura, which unfortunately had to be cut short due to inclement weather. The temple...More

1  Thank djinnooi
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