All posts filed under: Kamakura

Leave Tokyo -The Beach, Roses and History-

Don’t leave Tokyo for Kyoto without visiting Kamakura. The Great Buddha is its icon.   A few minutes walk, at Hase Temple, also known as ‘temple of flowers’, hydrangeas were starting blooming. Not only flowers but lots of greens.       Another walk comes […]


Gate to “miracle?”

  Ryuko-ji, a temple that one Buddhist cleric was about to be guillotined by a Japanese style back in 1272. It is said that the cleric was saved by a strong sunlight which ran into the executioner’s eyes.

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