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光触寺 Kosokuji

光触寺 Kosokuji
Address: 793 Juniso Kamakura
Hours: 9:00-16:00
Admission: Free
Restroom: Available

Basic Infomation

Basic Infomation
This temple was founded by Nichiren's pupil Nichirou where the residence of Hojo Tokiyori's close associate (Yadoya Mitsunori) once stood. The temple is famous as the place where Nichiren presented his book "Rissho Ankokuron" to the Kamakura government in 1260. The premises of the temple are filled with flowers throughout the year. A 150-year-old aronia tree, which is in full bloom in early April, is especially beautiful.

How to get there

How to get there
By Bus: Take [鎌23,24] bus at Kamakura station bus terminal and leave the bus at Juuniso(十二所).
You can get to Kosokuji about 3 minutes on foot from this bus stop.

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