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Tokeiji Temple, Kamakura

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Established in 1285, the Buddhist temple and nunnery of Tokeiji Temple notably acted as a refuge for women who were abused by their husbands. After the death of her husband, nun Kakusan-ni opened the temple in his memory, and it became a refuge for abused wives who sought divorce, which was not allowed in those days. Here you can reflect on the important social role this temple in particular performed (taking in over 2,000 women during the Edo period alone), and wander the peaceful, picturesque gardens, which offer year-round blooms of flowers. Plan your visit to Tokeiji Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kamakura vacation generator.
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  • Front of the Kita-Kamakura station, is a Buddhist temple of the Rinzai sect. Environment is long and narrow, there are a lot of sights such as the heaven and earth stand open Temple enshrined the Buddha Hall is dedicated to the deity, Hōjō Tokimune, Temple, school of vocational training, zazenkai, treasure Hall. Nokyo-sho!
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  • June 1-12, rock-related special release and visited the know. Hydrangea and irises are in bloom had come many people. It is a temple bloom Yaesu houttuynia cordata, Gesneriaceae, really impressive. Rock-related release 1, 2 times. It is a 12:00 from 11:00 and 14:00 from 13:00. You can watch the bloom on the rocks in the back of the main hall. Slightly fragrant.
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  • Each year, behind the main hall ivagallami generally available during the rainy season. For a limited time, time is limited. Ivagallami is a fellow of the hydrangea vine. That eye is covered by a white cliff face behind the main hall of the temple and visit flowers. All branches (vine) root is one of surprise. I mixed white flowers, with moist air and settles down the mind. At the same time into the cliff face of conandron ramondioides purple flower which blooms in Karen. It is a beautiful contrast of green moss mossy rocks and Gesneriaceae contrast. Was fruit cake with coffee brewed with a siphon in the coffee shop is still in the Yoshino is the recommended dose.
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