Kamakura Neighborhoods • Kamakura Daibutsu

Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2007     City: Kamakura     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 8     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Kamakura Temple

Kamakura Daibutsu Pictures

by Parent on Fri Nov 02, 2007 10:23 pm

The Kamakura Daibutsu. A Daibutsu is a "Great Buddha", usually cast in bronze. The two most famous Daibutsus in Japan are here and in Nara.

Map of Kamakura Daibutsu neighborhood.

How to get to Kamakura Daibutsu Neighborhood

Hare station. Then walk.
Last edited by Parent on Wed Mar 26, 2008 1:46 am, edited 4 times in total.
Map of Kamakura Daibutsu. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Kamakura Daibutsu Neighborhood.


Neighborhoods Nearby Kamakura Daibutsu - Pictures by Parent

Hasedera Neighborhood by Parent. 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.. Distance from Kamakura Daibutsu: 0.3km SSW, 7 pictures.

Wakamiyaouji Neighborhood by Parent. Wakamiyaouji street is about 1km long and is located in downtown.. Distance from Kamakura Daibutsu: 1.6km 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 Kamakura Daibutsu: 2.1km NEE, 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 Kamakura Daibutsu: 2.4km NE, 3 pictures.

Enkakushi Neighborhood by Parent. Some pictures of the Kita Kamakura Enkakushi.. Distance from Kamakura Daibutsu: 2.6km NNE, 13 pictures.