There are several Zen temples in this area, centering around two big temples: Kencho-ji Temple and Engaku-ji Temple. Most of the spots in Kita-Kamakura are within walking distance. You can soak in a simple and wordless Zen culture in these tranquil hills.
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1 Engaku-ji Temple: Huge complex of temple buildings, gardens and statues
2-1 Tokei-ji Temple: Try Japanese flower arrangement
2-2 Tokei-ji Temple in spring: This Kita-Kamakura temple is bursting with flower
3 Jochi-ji Temple: A tranquil place deep in the forest
4-1 Kencho-ji Temple: The first Zen training monastry
4-2 Kencho-ji's Hanzobo: Avatoatr God, accompanied by goblins
5 Enno-ji Temple:The ten Kings of Hades
6 Jokomyo-ji Temple: Flower temple in a quiet valley
7 Jufuku-ji Temple: Temple has strong connection with Kamakura Shogunate
8 Meigetsu-in Temple in June: The bluish-purple of Hydrangea and Iris
9-1 Tenen hiking Trail:Seeing Kamakura from the back end - 1
9-2 Rokkoku-kenzan Hiking Trail: Seeing Kamakura from the back end - 5
10 Restaurant “Kyorai-an”: Zen-style beef stew restaurant