Chōshō-ji

in Kamakura-shi, Japan



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Japan, 〒248-0013 Kanagawa-ken, Kamakura-shi, Zaimokuza, 2 Chome−12−17 長勝寺
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N35° 18' 36.78" E139° 33' 24.56"   (35.310216666667, 139.55682222222)
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Ishiizan Chōshō-ji (石井山長勝寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Nichiren Shū in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan. It's one of a group of three built near the site in Matsubagayatsu (Valley of Pine Needles (松葉ヶ谷) where Nichiren, founder of the Buddhist sect that bears his name, is supposed to have had his hut. The first part of its name is derived from the founder's last name (Ishii), the second is an alternative reading of the characters for Nagakatsu, the founder's first name.

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Chōshō-ji

Address: Japan, 〒248-0013 Kanagawa-ken, Kamakura-shi, Zaimokuza, 2 Chome−12−17 長勝寺
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