Combine three trails into an epic day-long hike around the city
At the end of the Daibutsu-Kuzuharaoka hiking trail, in Kita-Kamakura, sits Jochi-ji, temple number 31 of the Kamakura Thirty-Three Kannon Pilgrimage. Not far down the road is Tokei-ji, temple number 32. In Japan, Thirty-Three Kannon pilgrimages are fairly common. According to Kamakura City's webpage on its Kannon-sama pilgrimage, the first Thirty-Three Kannon pilgrimage — the … Continue reading Kannon-sama Pilgrimage: Jochi-ji and Tokei-ji
Need some happiness? Cheer? General pleasantness in life? Just give Hotei sama's belly a rub, and all will come up rosy. Hotei sama is in the cemetery area of Jochi-ji, a temple in Kita-Kamakura. Yesterday's persimmon photos were also from Jochi-ji.