Kamakura Neighborhoods • Hasedera


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2007     City: Kamakura     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 7     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Kamakura



Hasedera Pictures

by Parent on Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:59 pm


Hasedera temple is famous for housing a massive wooden Kannon statue. The statue is the largest wooden statue in Japan (height 9.18 meters) and is covered with gold. The temple also provides a nice view of Kamakura bay.

Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) Garden of the [[Hasedera temple|Kaikozan_Hase-dera]]. (686.78 KB) Photo viewed 434 times
Pic. 1. Garden of the Hasedera temple. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) The garden.. hmm.. (586.44 KB) Photo viewed 381 times
Pic. 2. The garden.. hmm.. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) Caught in the act! (172.31 KB) Photo viewed 411 times
Pic. 3. Caught in the act! View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) The Hasedera temple is up on a hill side. Nice view of the Kamakura bay. (423.62 KB) Photo viewed 386 times
Pic. 4. The Hasedera temple is up on a hill side. Nice view of the Kamakura bay. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) The gargoyle roof tile depicts a devil-type character called [[onigawara|Oni_(Japanese_folklore)]]. It serves the purpose to decorate but also as a charm against evil. The [[Minka]] (traditional japanese houses) also have sometimes an onigawara. (273.41 KB) Photo viewed 411 times
Pic. 5. The gargoyle roof tile depicts a devil-type character called onigawara. It serves the purpose to decorate but also as a charm against evil. The Minka (traditional japanese houses) also have sometimes an onigawara. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) This road is a bit touristic: old sweets shops, old coffee shops, old tea shops, (etc) can be found. (170.84 KB) Photo viewed 379 times
Pic. 6. This road is a bit touristic: old sweets shops, old coffee shops, old tea shops, (etc) can be found. View photo in original size (858x717 pixels).


Picture of Hasedera neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) Traditional japanese style houses on the way from the station to the {{Hasedera}} temple from the station. (198.38 KB) Photo viewed 391 times
Pic. 7. Traditional japanese style houses on the way from the station to the Hasedera(pics) temple from the station. View photo in original size (1009x744 pixels).


Map of Hasedera. Satellite photograph of Hasedera temple neighborhood, Kamakura city.


How to get to Hasedera Neighborhood


Hase station.
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Map of Hasedera. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Hasedera Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Hasedera - Pictures by Parent



Kamakura Daibutsu Neighborhood by Parent. The Kamakura Daibutsu. A Daibutsu is a "Great Buddha", usually cast in bronze. The two most famous Daibutsus in Japan are here and in.. Distance from Hasedera: 0.3km NNE, 8 pictures.

Wakamiyaouji Neighborhood by Parent. Wakamiyaouji street is about 1km long and is located in downtown.. Distance from Hasedera: 1.9km NEE, 12 pictures.

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Neighborhood by Parent. The Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine was founded in 1063 by Minamoto Yoriyoshi as a branch of Iwashimizu Hachiman Shrine in Kyoto. It was originally located in Tsurugaoka near the Yuigahama coast, but was moved to the present.. Distance from Hasedera: 2.4km NE, 5 pictures.

Kenjoji Neighborhood by Parent. Founded in 1253 by the Chinese Zen Master Rankei Doryu, Kenjoji (also spelled Kencho-ji) is one of the five great zen temples in Kamakura, and the oldest zen monastery in.. Distance from Hasedera: 2.7km NE, 3 pictures.

Enkakushi Neighborhood by Parent. Some pictures of the Kita Kamakura Enkakushi.. Distance from Hasedera: 2.9km NNE, 13 pictures.




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