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Kotoku In 高徳院 Temples / Yokohama

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Kotoku-in is famous for its Daibutsu--literally a large statue of Buddha. At 13.35m (approx 44ft), the Kotoku-Buddha is second only to the Great Buddha in Nara. It is said to have been originally constructed in 1252. For 20yen, you can enter the body and take a look from the inside. Kotoku-In is a must-see on any trip to Kamakura.

Categories Temples
Nearest Station Hase
Address 4-2-28 Hase , Kamakura city, Kanagawa
Telephone 0467-22-0703
Business Hours 7:00am-5:30pm
Price Admission: Middle School Students and older 200yen; Elementary School Students: 150yen

1 Review for Kotoku In

  • Kotoku In
  • (2009-01-29)
  • First and've made the trip all the way out out the pocket change to go inside the buddha. It's really interesting to see how such a large sculpture is constructed and after visiting hundreds of temples in my lifetime I've only ever been inside one buddha. There are a lot of kids on school trips in this site and of course, a lot of tourists (not just foreign ones). T... Read More
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