Big azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Anyoin temple is popular for its over 100 years old big azalea tree.
Kamakura is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture,once it was a political capital along with Nara and Kyoto.
It makes an easy day trip from Tokyo.
Anyoin temple was established by Hojo Masako for her husband the first Kamakura Shogun, Minamoto no Yoritomo in 1225.

30 April – Best time to see in 2018

Anyoin temple in Kamakura
As I walked the road toward this temple, there was big pink wall!
Azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura
This is an entrance.
To take picture of azaleas with a stone pagoda is good as well as the popular composition.

Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Information board written in Japanese,Chinese and English.

Azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura
This is the popular composition.

Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Azaleas on the right side of an entrance gate. Awesome!!

Azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Azaleas and stone pagoda on the right of a entrance.

Azalea at Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Main hall and azaleas.

Jizo temple in Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Jizo temple.
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A stone tower and azalea behind the main hall.
It is said that this is a most oldest stone tower in Kamakura.
This temple is small, so you can see all of the places in 20 – 30 minutes.

11 May – Best time to see in 2017

Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Anyoin temple in Kamakura
Anyoin temple in Kamakura

Information

【Opening hour】
8:00~16:30
Closed on 29 Dec. – 31 Dec.

【Admission Fee】
100 yen
(Put the money to a box at the entrance.)

【Access】
・On foot
12 minutes walk from Kamakura station.

・By bus
Kamakura station→ 4 minutes by bus(bound for Nagoe/Zushi station : No.30 or Midorigaoka Iriguchi : No.31) → Nagoe bus stop → 2 minutes walk

Kamakura Station

Kamakura Station

Bus terminal of Kamakura Station

Bus terminal of Kamakura Station

Electronic board in Kamakura bus

Electronic board in Kamakura bus

Inside the bus

Inside the bus

・By car
There is a free parking lot (for 5 cars).
But it is a little difficult to park because it is narrow place.
So you can use pay parking lots near here.
The nearest one is Repark Kamakura Oomachi 2 cho-me(1 minute walk).

Free parking lot

Free parking lot

Repark Kamakura Oomachi 2 cho-me

Repark Kamakura Oomachi 2 cho-me

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  1. 2018年 6月 23日

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