Entries Tagged as 'Hydrangeas'

火曜日, 8月 31st, 2010

Hydrangeas – Exploring Hase, Kamakura Part2

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Hydrangeas – Exploring Hase, Kamakura Part2

Now on to one of Kamakura’s famous temples, Hasedera. Not only does this temple allow one to enjoy the Hase Kannon and the many flowers blooming in the vicinity, but also gives its visitors a taste of Buddhist teachings and of history.

The main temple building
One of its main highlights, the “Hase Kannon,” is one of [...]

月曜日, 8月 30th, 2010

Hydrangeas – Exploring Hase, Kamakura Part1

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Hydrangeas – Exploring Hase, Kamakura Part1

June 17th, 2010
Hydrangea bloom all throughout Kamakura, but places of interest in particular are divided around the Meigetsu-in and Engaku-ji Temples in the Kitakamakura area, and the Hasedera and Jōju-in Temples in the Hase – Yuigahama area.
The best time to see hydrangea in bloom is from the beginning of June until mid-July. The location and [...]