Hasedera Temple

Hasedera Temple is located around five minutes’ walk from Hase Station on the Enoden Line. Besides the Kannon Hall, which houses an impressive statue of Kannon (the Goddess of Mercy) with eleven heads, the temple complex also includes six other main buildings, including the Amida-do, Taikoku-do, and Benten-do buildings. Hasedera Temple is situated in one of the most scenic parts of Kamakura, and there is an observation platform with spectacular views of Kamakura’s streets and coastline. With beautiful trees and flowers that change with the seasons, the Hasedera Temple has been called “Kamakura’s Western Paradise,” and is affectionately known as the “temple of flowers.”

Spot details

Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Hase 3-11-2
open everyday
[Admission fee] [Adult] 400yen [Elementary school students] 200yen
Parking Lot
Available (30spaces) * Standard size 350yen/30 minutes
Credit Card
Not available
Not available
Available(Free Wi-Fi)
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (Wheelchair visit is only for the lower Grounds)
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • A temple with lush greenery and coolness, where COVID-19 measures are firmly in place.
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.08.24
    Japanese follows English.Located just a short distance from Hase Station, this is a famous temple with a very beautiful garden and an observation deck spot with a view of Kamakura.It was a very hot...
  • Beautiful!
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.06.21
    This temple complex provides a scenic walk and breathtaking views of the sea. Like any other shrine/temple visit, be prepared for a lot of walking up stairs but it is well worth it. It is also large...
  • A Tranquil Temple Garden filled with Architecture and Art
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.06.13
    The Temple is located on a hill in Kamakura that overlooks the sea. There is the main temple and museum as well as a number of shrines. It has a unique grotto that you can walk through as the...

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