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Myohonji Temple

1-15-1 Omachi, Kamakura 248-0007, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-22-0777
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One of the oldest Nichiren sect temples in Kamakura features a huge bronze statue of Nichiren.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
17 Jul 2016
“quiet and peaceful”
12 Jun 2016
“Gionyama Hiking Trail doesn't start here”
1-15-1 Omachi, Kamakura 248-0007, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-22-0777

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Reviewed 17 July 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

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 12 June 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

Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed 24 October 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

Thank 徹也 高
Reviewed 11 April 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!!!!

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