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Sugimotodera Temple, Kamakura

4.1
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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4.3
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  • One of the smaller temple in Kamakura but really lovely and a lot quieter than some of the most popular temples. Full of charms and small details. Delightful.  more »
  • This old temple is really lovely. The moss covered stairs were really beautiful to look at. Nice view of the city from atop as well. Small but still impressive.  more »
  • Very old temple in great condition. The original steps are there but now unused. The temple buildings have thatched roofs which are outstanding. There is a trail but I wasn't sure where it went so I.....  more »
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  • Very beautiful little shrine with moss covered steps and flags. It reminds me of spirited away, the exact vibe... brings me back decades. People who go to Hokokuji don't often stop by here despite its proximity. This place is a little underrated.
  • Very charming, old-fashioned vibe
  • One of the most mystical and enchanting temples I have ever been to, a real power spot.
  • This place takes you back to the Good Old Days of Japan 🇯🇵
  • Moss-covered steps and the main temple is the great reward at the top of a long flight of stairs. Such a good treat!

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