Engaku-ji Temple

Engaku-Ji Temple is a nearly perfect example of  Zen Buddhist architecture. Located in the city of Kamakura, to the south of Tokyo, it is one of the most important temple complexes in Japan and ranked second among Kamakura's Five Mountains, or monasteries.

The temple was founded in 1282 by a Chinese Zen monk and has withstood numerous fires and other rials over the last 750 years. It's the oldest example of Tang Chinese architecture left in Japan. The most prominent features are the 16th century reliquary hall, which claims to house one of the Buddha's teeth, and a huge 14th century temple bell.

Engaku-ji is prettiest to visit in Autumn when the vibrant fall foliage accentuates its minimalist lines. Inside the park area are numerous tea houses, restaurants and gardens.
Location
Adres: Tokyo 247-0247, Japan
Time
Openingstijden: April-Oct 8am-5pm Nov-March 8am-4pm
Ticket
Toegang: 300 yen
Meer lezen
Tours en activiteiten (2)
Close
icon-filterFilteren
Alles wissen
Sorteren op:Bestseller


Phone
Is het niet mogelijk om online te boeken?
+31 85 888 1845
Bel naar +31 85 888 1845