Crape myrtle tree and lotus flowers at Hongakuji Temple in Kamakura

Visited Date 8:15 – 8:30 at 26 August 2017
Photos were taken by iPhone

crape myrtle and lotus flower at Honagakuji temple in Kamakura

crape myrtle and lotus flower at Honagakuji temple in Kamakura
Hongakuji Temple is one of Nichiren Buddhism temples in Japan that was built in 1274.
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.

This temple is famous for 100 old years crape myrtle tree.
You can see it from mid of July to September.
But lotus flowers are also beautiful

cotton rose and crape myrtle at Honagakuji temple in Kamakura cotton rose at Honagakuji temple in Kamakura
Cotton rose began to bloom,too.
The building on the right side is the main temple.
It was renovated in 1981.


Open all year round.

5 min. walk from Kamakura station of JR and Enoden line.

Kamakura Station

Kamakura Station



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