"Meigetsuin-Temple (明月院)" in Kamakura is called "Ajisai-dera (Hydrangea Temple)".
This temple is a very famous "hydrangea spot". It is very crowded during the hydrangea season.
This is the state at 8:00 AM on weekdays. Already about 100 people were waiting for the gate.
we will glad you when refered in sight-seeing.
Entrance of the Meigetsuin-Temple (明月院).
These are few part of many Hydrangea of 'Meigetsuin Temple' photos.
As soon as entering the Temple, many "hydrangea" will welcome you.
A state of "main gate" seen from a high place.
The stairs of "Kamakura stone" which is visible on the right side is the symbol of Meigetsuin Temple (明月院).
Stairs of Kamakura stone (鎌倉石).
It is a wonderful "stone staircase" of a very atmosphere.
* On the next page will post photos of this crowded staircase.
An Sandō (approach to Japanese Temple) that was surrounded by hydrangea.
This temple is famous for its many blue hydrangeas.
From here, there are no explanations for the photographs because we are taking pictures of 'Hydrangea' at random.
"San-mon Gate (山門)" above the stone staircase.
There are also other color hydrangeas.
With beautiful hydrangeas and green effect, you will forget about daily stress.
You will be able to take pictures of beautiful flowers.
photographed on 14 Jun. 2016.
In the early morning, photography enthusiasts visit a lot and get crowded.
If you want to see the beautiful scenery slowly, let's not go early in the morning.
Blue hydrangea is
very very beautiful!
Meigetsuin Temple (明月院)
- Address : 189, Yamanouchi, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa
- Phone : 0467-24-3437
- Time ： 9:00am - 16:00pm (Hydrangea season 8:30am - 17:00pm)
- Admission fee : 300yen (Hydrangea season 500yen)
- Access : JR-Line "Kitakamakura Station (北鎌倉駅)" 10-minute walk.