How to get to Joujuin temple

About Joujuin temple

It was built in 1219 and is located in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and can be reached by taking Enoden at Jokurakuji Station.
When the purple sunflowers are in full bloom, they bloom on both sides of the stone path.
It is a quiet temple to visit in the afternoon.

How to get there

Take the Enoshima Electric Railway and get off at Jurakuji Station, which is a 5-minute walk away.

1-1-5, Jirakuji, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa


Opening hours

It is not far from Jokhang Temple, and it is a small temple with a lot of individual characteristics, so it is recommended.

Very small and quiet temple, the courtyard is very delicate and beautiful, the main prayer for academic success, turn around and you can see the sea.

It is a small but distinctive courtyard. It is famous for the purple sunflower path that stretches from the entrance to the sea, but when I went there, there were no purple sunflowers because the path was under renovation.

The end of the achievement courtyard where you can see the coast is being renovated. The courtyard is also small.

When the purple sunflowers are in bloom, it’s very beautiful, but there are a lot of steps to climb.

Some of the plants in bloom here are still beautiful, and it is quiet with few people going there.

It is a very small temple, and the stairs on the side facing the sea will be lined with flowers when the purple sun blossoms. Read the introduction of this side of the stairs is 108 steps, taking the meaning of a certain sutra exactly 108 words.
Tourists are few, there will be elderly couples hand in hand slowly walk up to go inside to visit.
The old grandfather in the temple will also talk to you and say, “Look at that flower is real, it is beautiful.”
All in all, it is a very peaceful place.

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