Engaku-ji Temple

Engaku-ji Temple is one of the best places to travel in Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Engaku-ji Temple posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Engaku-ji Temple 2 Reviews


A Great Writer Also Trained! A Medieval Precinct & Historical Zen Meditation

This temple, located in quiet North Kamakura, is famous for a great writer Natsume Soseki's visiting. Going through the temple gate which was written in a novel 'Mon 門', the orderly precinct has had the historical atmosphere since the ancient times. They hold various events of Zen meditation, why don't you join?◎Entrance Fee: adult 300yen child 100yen Access: 1min walk from Kitakamakura Station of JR Yokosuka Line. Zen meditation for dawn, Saturdays, Sundays and students.