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浄光明寺 Jokomyoji

浄光明寺 Jokomyoji
Address: 12-1 Ogigayatsu 2-chome Kamakura
Hours: During daylight hours
(The Hall of Amida is open from 10:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:00 on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday.)
Admission: Free (Admission fee of Amida Hall is 200yen)
Restroom: Available

Basic Information

Basic Information
Under the sponsorship of Hojo Nagatoki, this temple was founded in 1251 by Shina. It was the family temple of the Hojo family during the Kamakura Era. Later, it was also connected with the Ashikaga family and enjoyed continued prosperity with the support of Kamakura Gosho, a governmental agency set up to rule eastern Japan after the demise of the Kamakura government.

How to get there

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

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