Hokoku-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Hokoku-ji Temple

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Hokoku-ji Temple is a Zen temple founded in 1334 by Ashikaga Ietoki, the grandfather of the first Muromachi Shogun Ashikaga Takauji. The temple was prosperous as a family temple of Ashikaga and Uesugi.
Hokoku-ji is also known as "Bamboo Temple", and its must-see attraction is a magnificent bamboo garden behind the temple. The bamboo stalks grow incredibly close together and shoot straight into to the sky. Drink in the sacred silence and serene air of this wonderful garden escape.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:00

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / RatePrice / Rate

  • Admission Free
  • Bamboo Garden: 200 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes from Kamakura Station on the JR lines or Enoden Line by the #23, 24 or 36 bus. Get off at Jomyo-ji Bus stop.
  • 25 minutes walk from Kamakura Station on the JR lines or Enoden Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-7-4, Jomyoji, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, 248-0003

TweetsTweets

Manami Arakawa  @JC2014Manami - 2014-12-19
Are there any famous places in Kamakura?
Manami Arakawa  @JC2014Manami - 2014-12-19
I'm planning girls trip to Kamakura🚃💕💕
The San Roque Club  @SanRoqueClub - 2014-12-19
Mix things up and do something different! Enjoy a bit of Asia at our Restaurant #Kamakura!! http://t.co/Lbg0wrZUjO #SanroqueClub
Filip Pruszek  @MrPilipo - 2014-12-19
Today revisited Kamakura and Enoshima. Got some nice shots of Fuji-san =) https://t.co/GPY57SuTZg
Japan Collectibles  @FromJapan4You - 2014-12-19
Nicely carved vanity box for beauties. http://t.co/Dr79i9HbfZ #kamakura
Lulu  @KamalaniLulu - 2014-12-19
I'm growing.
#hiking #kamakura #japan #iapana #forest #trees #yellowleaves #fall #autumn #beautiful… http://t.co/Z3ldrWmI3h
Japanese culture  @hitsinjapan - 2014-12-19
Katana forged before Kamakura era(1185-1333)is called Koto,and is much stronger than one forged after Kamakura era. http://t.co/obTAhv9Xra
daniel  @dan_fitnessyoga - 2014-12-19
Photo: patrickbeach: flying through the gardens in kamakura! #yoga http://t.co/90kRszwfRx
Steven Duncan  @SvenDuncan - 2014-12-19
Part of a #Shinto #shrine facility in #kamakura #japan http://t.co/7IR2KHHlE4
embun kenya rinjani  @embunkenya - 2014-12-19
21st Kamakura Live Demonstration (at @regusblog) — https://t.co/YL5FGgVr6L
tsuboi shigeaki  @ibotsu222 - 2014-12-19
Woof curry!
#woofcurry
#kamakura http://t.co/gmaiVWHLRm
Momspennies   @momspennies - 2014-12-19
Autumn colors in Kamakura, Japan http://t.co/PrRFo36bJv I have lived here, Great Memories of my time there! http://t.co/fe5sC1JYyb
TNF/HH KAMAKURA  @TNF_HH_KAMAKURA - 2014-12-19
【tnf_heartfelt】

“Nuptse Long… http://t.co/p64Eazs69O
00_section  @00_Rukawa - 2014-12-19
@Yona_JKT48
Wah... are you in Kamakura now!? I'm thinking of going… 😍
Z  @toogaytolive - 2014-12-19
Doing that thing where I take a picture of my drink instead of socialize @ Kamakura Japanese Steakhouse http://t.co/uQvBdnXjDo
不器用 '14 @赤月  @estreasays - 2014-12-19
@kappasuikaaa haha no worries! I'm mostly planning to go to some museums and maybe a day trip to Kamakura if my budget allows for it
Japanese culture  @hitsinjapan - 2014-12-19
Katana forged before Kamakura era(1185-1333)is called Koto,and is much stronger than one forged after Kamakura era. http://t.co/obTAhv9Xra
Abbey  @awalshh21 - 2014-12-19
birthday dinner w/ Nourie 😍 @ Kamakura Japanese Steakhouse http://t.co/6ky6vti1qt
Komaba Times  @KomabaTimes - 2014-12-18
Kamakura – Experiencing Japan through its many treasures http://t.co/NpmASNC98s
Noura Sutton  @NormSutt - 2014-12-18
So excited for dinna at Kamakura with my mains tonight 👌😝



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