Hase-dera Temple

Hase-dera Temple
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Page last updated: Dec, 17, 2020
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Jason Surguine

Hase-dera Temple is an old temple that opened in the year 736 before the Kamakura period. It is commonly referred to as “Hase Kannon”. The principal object of worship is the eleven-face Kannon, which is said to have been carved from one camphor tree. It is more than 9 meters tall, which makes it Japan's largest wooden Buddha. Hase-dera Temple is also famous for the flowers that can be enjoyed each season. They gained the name “Hydrangea Trail” for having more than 40 different breeds and 2,500 bulbs of hydrangea flowers in the temple.

Information of Spot Detail


3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture

Telephone Number


Spot Types




Business Hours

March to September: 8:00 to 17:00
October to February: 8:00 to 16:30

Regular Holiday



Adults: 300 yen
Children (elementary school): 100 yen


7 minute bus ride on the Keikyu Bus leaving from the JR Kamakura Station, 5 minute walk from the Hase Kannon bus station
7 minute walk from the Hase Station of Enoshima Electric Railway

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