Engaku-ji

Local name円覚寺
LocationKamakura, Japan

Not to be confused with Enryaku-ji in Kyoto.Zuirokusan Engaku Kōshō Zenji, or Engaku-ji, is one of the most important Zen Buddhist temple complexes in Japan and is ranked second among Kamakura's Five Mountains. It is situated in the city of Kamakura, in Kanagawa prefecture to the south of Tokyo.

Founded in 1282 (Kamakura period, the temple maintains the classical Chinese Zen monastic design, and both the Shariden and the Great Bell are designated National Treasures. Engaku-ji is one of the twenty-two historic sites included in Kamakura's proposal for inclusion in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhist
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engaku-ji

Address Ofuna, Japan

Coordinates 35°20'16.537" N 139°32'52.785" E

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