June in Kamakura

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June in Kamakura (六月の鎌倉) is a full of attractions of flowers. Kamakura is well known as the town of Hydrangea. In June, many Kamakura temples and shrines has their beautiful gardens of Hydrangea. Also, Iris will be blooming in the same season.

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The tour start from Kita-Kamakura Station and end up at Zeniarai Benten Shrine.

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June in Kamakura

Ajisai at Meigetsuin is the most famous Ajisai, Hydrangea spot in Kamakura. There are about 2,500 Hydrangea in this temple. With the beautiful Japanese garden of temple, Hydranega bloom beautifully. From the beginning of June to the begining of July, they will bloom and many people visit here during the season.

Kamegayatsusaka is one of the 7 Kiritoshi, the entrance of Kamakura. It was made in Kamakura period. It is registered as the national historic site.

Zeniarai Benten Shrine is the second most popular spot in Kamakura. Zeniarai literary means washing money. Most people visit this shrine wash their money and hope the money grow. Originally, this washing money is a part of "Misogi" the cleaning body and soul because money represent the evil side of human.