円覚寺 Engakuji


・Basic Information
Number two of the five Kamakura temples, Engakuji was founded in 1282 by Hojo Tokimune to commemorate the war dead of Japanese and Mongolian that was killed by the Mongols’ attempted incursion of Japan.
Engakuji has a training hall of Zen sitting meditation inside the temple grounds.
Every Saturday and Sunday, Zen sitting meditation is holding for public in this hall.

Address: 409 Yamanouchi Kamakura
Hours: 8:00-17:00 (until 16:00 November to March)
Admission: 300yen
Restroom: Available
URL: http://www.engakuji.or.jp

・How to get there.
By Walk: 1 minutes on from Kita-Kamakura station.

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