Kamakura Neighborhoods • Kenjoji


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2007     City: Kamakura     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 3     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Kamakura



Kenjoji Pictures

by Parent on Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:30 pm


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 Japan.

Picture of Kenjoji neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) Kenjoji neighborhood, Kamakura city. (424.41 KB) Photo viewed 756 times
Pic. 1. Kenjoji neighborhood, Kamakura city. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Kenjoji neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) The Kenjoji temple. Entrance on the right. (181.74 KB) Photo viewed 619 times
Pic. 2. The Kenjoji temple. Entrance on the right. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Kenjoji neighborhood, Kamakura City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Kamakura ) Kamakura is a very popular touristic destination especially for Tokyoites who come here on a saturday or sunday. (495.14 KB) Photo viewed 629 times
Pic. 3. Kamakura is a very popular touristic destination especially for Tokyoites who come here on a saturday or sunday. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


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

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Map of Kenjoji. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Kenjoji Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Kenjoji - Pictures by Parent



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 Kenjoji: 0.7km SSE, 5 pictures.

Enkakushi Neighborhood by Parent. Some pictures of the Kita Kamakura Enkakushi.. Distance from Kenjoji: 0.9km NW, 13 pictures.

Wakamiyaouji Neighborhood by Parent. Wakamiyaouji street is about 1km long and is located in downtown.. Distance from Kenjoji: 1.2km S, 12 pictures.

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 Kenjoji: 2.4km SW, 8 pictures.

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 Kenjoji: 2.7km SW, 7 pictures.




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