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  1. Eisho-ji Temple

    Temple Eisho-ji Temple

    Eishō-ji (英勝寺), officially known as Tōkōzan Eishō-ji (東光山英勝寺), is a temple of the Pure Land School of Buddhism. It is located in the Ogigayatsu District of Kamakura and is the only remaining nunnery in the town. The tiny side entrance to Eishō-ji that makes visitors bow on entering the temple...
  2. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Above, a jizо̄ statue near the bamboo grove.
  3. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the nuns' quarters.
  4. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the picturesque bamboo forest.
  5. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the nuns' quarters.
  6. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the belfry, another National Important Cultural Property.
  7. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, a bodhisattva and some yagura.
  8. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, Sanmon Gate, a National Important Cultural Property.
  9. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, Sanmon Gate, a National Important Cultural Property.
  10. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, Sanmon Gate, a National Important Cultural Property.
  11. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, Sanmon Gate, a National Important Cultural Property.
  12. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the Main Hall (Butsuden), an Important Cultural Property of Kanagawa Prefecture.
  13. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the Main Hall (Butsuden), an Important Cultural Property of Kanagawa Prefecture.
  14. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura.
  15. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. here, the main hall.
  16. Eisho-ji

    Eisho-ji

    Eishо̄-ji (英勝寺) belongs to the Jо̄dо̄ (Pure Land) sect of Buddhism and is the only existing nunnery in Kamakura. Here, the very small entrance to the temple that forces visitors to bow.
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