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  1. Kaizo-ji Temple

    Travel Kaizo-ji Temple

    Kaizō-ji (海蔵寺), officially known as Senkokusan Kaizō-ji (扇谷山海蔵寺), is a Buddhist temple that belongs to the Kenchō-ji school of the Rinzai Zen sect (臨済宗). It is located in the Ogigayatsu district of Kamakura. History In 1253, Prince Munetaka (宗尊親王, 1242-74), the sixth shōgun of the Kamakura...
  2. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Sokonuke-no-i well (底脱ノ井) at the entrance of kaizo-ji Temple.
  3. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Sanmon Gate at kaizo-ji Temple.
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    Kaizo-ji

    The front garden of Kaizo-ji Temple.
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    Kaizo-ji

    The belfry of Kaizo-ji Temple.
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    Kaizo-ji

    Campsis grandiflora (凌霄花 Nouzen kazura) at Kaizo-ji Temple.
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    Kaizo-ji Temple

    Hibiscus syriacus (ムクゲ or ハチス) at Kaizo-ji Temple.
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    Kaizo-ji

    Kikyō (桔梗, Platycodon grandiflorus) at Kaizo-ji Temple.
  9. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school.
  10. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: one of the four yagura behind the main hall.
  11. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: the Zen garden with pond is no open to visitors.
  12. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: statue of Ugaijin in one f the yagura. Note the torii usually reserved to Shinto shrines.
  13. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: four yagura behind the main hall.
  14. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: the Ryugoden (龍護殿) with a kakejiku (掛軸, "hung scroll") of the founding priest Genno Zenji (?).
  15. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: Ryugoden (龍護殿).
  16. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: inside Yakushido Hall.
  17. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: inside Yakushido Hall.
  18. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: Yakushido Hall, transferred here from Jochiji Temple (浄智寺) in 1776.
  19. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: the main hall (龍護殿 Ryugoden).
  20. Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji

    Kaizo-ji is a branch temple of Kencho-ji and belongs to the Rinzai school: the monks' quarters (kuri).
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