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 [...]

水曜日, 6月 30th, 2010

A Japan photo No.174:Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

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A Japan photo No.174:Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

The Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum.

金曜日, 6月 25th, 2010

A Japan photo No.164:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.164:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

The Enoshima Electric Railway connects Kamakura Station in Kamakura, with Fujisawa Station in Fujisawa.

木曜日, 6月 24th, 2010

A Japan photo No.163:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.163:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

The Kamakura Museum of Literature is a small museum in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, that contains material about writers who have lived, died, or were active in the city of Kamakura itself.

木曜日, 6月 24th, 2010

A Japan photo No.162:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.162:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

Kotoku-in is renowned for its “Great Buddha” , a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan.

木曜日, 6月 24th, 2010

A Japan photo No.161:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.161:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

Kotoku-in is renowned for its “Great Buddha” , a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan.

水曜日, 6月 23rd, 2010

A Japan photo No.160:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.160:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

A Japan photo No.160:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

水曜日, 6月 23rd, 2010

A Japan photo No.159:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.159:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

The footprint of the Buddha is an imprint of Gautama Buddha’s one or both feet.

火曜日, 6月 22nd, 2010

A Japan photo No.158:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

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A Japan photo No.158:Hydrangea Walk(AJISAI) in Kamakura

Japanese Garden at Hase-dera