5 Things to Do and See at Jomyoji Temple, Kamakura, Japan

Japan, Kamakura Guide (B): 5 Things to Do and See at Jomyoji Temple, Kamakura, Japan

Across from Hokokuji Temple with Bamboo Garden, there is another zen temple that was established in 1188.

It is Jomyoji Temple, one of “5 Big Zen Temples in Kamakura” that used to be supported by Ashikagasamurai clan. 

My point is that it is quite a “local” temple although it used to be counted as an important zen temple in the Middle Age.

This article is about things to do and see there. Plus, I hope to tell you the “local atmospheres” in the temple.

It is a quiet place – Jomyoji Temple is not counted as a top place to visit in Kamakura, so it is not crowded, either. It’s time to feel the nature, listen to birds, and refresh.

By the way, did you know that some maple leaves turn red in spring, not autumn? The contrast was so beautiful.

Today it is not a central place of anything where too many people gather, but the plain beauty makes me feel the history from Middle Age.

Jomyoji Temple has a matcha house as well as Hokokuji Temple. Even if you say, “Again?”, I say that it is a must to enter this Kisen-an. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Things to Do and See at Jomyoji Temple, Kamakura, Japan
Guide Location: Japan » Kamakura
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Jomyoji Temple  
Author: Kozue Mitani
Read it on author's website: http://blog.tokyo-direct-guide.com/2016/05/5-things-to-do-see-at-jomyoji-temple-kamakura-japan.html