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Main : Southeast of Kamakura Station : Temple : Jo-eiji :  Total:3



常栄寺 Jo-eiji

常栄寺 Jo-eiji
Address: 12-11 Omachi 1-chome Kamakura
Hours: 9:00-16:00
Admission: Free
URL: http:

Basic Infomation

Basic Infomation
Minamoto Yoritomo reportedly set up a platform on the hill at the back of this temple to get a view of the distant Yuigahama Beach. The temple is also called "Botamochi-dera", based on the legend that a Botamochi - glutinous rice ball covered with Azuki bean jam - presented by Sazikini (nun) of the wife of Saemonnojou-Sukenobu responsible for the miracle that saved the life of Nichiren while he was being taken to an execution ground.

How to get there

How to get there
By Walk: 15 minutes from Kamakura station.


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