Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura where you can enjoy flowers all year

Cotton rose and main hall in Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura
Kaizo-ji temple is well known as a place where you can see various beautiful flowers all year.
Previously another temple had been erected here since 1252.
But it was lost in 1333 when the Kamakura shogunate fell.
Then it was rebuilt by orders of Ujimitsu Ashikaga in 1394.

23 September 2018

Red spider lily in Kaizo-ji temple
Red spider lilies were fully bloomed in some place of the temple ground.
A shot with bush clovers near the entrance gate is the best photo spot.

Red spider lily in Kaizo-ji temple
A small pond , stone monument and red spider lily near the exit.

Cotton rose in Kaizo-ji temple
Cotton roses begin blooming.
It maybe fully bloomed in 1 week.

29 September 2017

Pathway to Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura
This pathway leads you to Kaizou-ji temple.
It was so quiet because there were few tourists compare to other popular tourist places.
If you don’t like crowds, this secret place is good for you.

Japanese bush clover at Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura
Sanmon gate – an entrance of Kaizo-ji temple was covered with fully bloomed Japanese bush clover.
This is one of the popular photo spot of this temple.
You can go up the stairs with pushing aside the bush.

Cotton rose and main hall in Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura
As I entered into Sanmon gate, I could take a picture of cotton roses and main hall in the background.

Belfry and Shion flower at Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura Shion flower at Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura
Shion flowers and belfry next to cotton flowers is nice photo spot,too.

Red spider lily at Kaizo-ji temple in Kamakura
Red spider lily near the belfry.
It is scattered in some places,but this one was most beautiful.


Admission Fee


Opening Hour

9:00 – 16:00


20 minutes walk from the west exit of JR Kamakura station or they have free parking lot for 20 cars.

Free parking lot

Free parking lot



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