39 Beautiful Photos of Hasedera During the Hydrangea Season

 

Aside from the cherry blossoms, tourists also look forward to in June to see the beautiful hydrangea season. In Kanagawa Prefecture, the Hasedera or Hase Temple in Kamakura is one of the most popular photo spots for hydrangeas.

Hydrangeas in Hasedera Temple in Kamakura

The Jizo-do Hall in Hase Temple Kamakura
The Jizo-do Hall with small statues of the Jizo Bodhisattva who helps the souls of dead children to reach the paradise.

Hase Temple Kamakura

Amida-do Hall Hase Dera
Amida-do Hall which houses a 3 meter tall golden statue of Amida Buddha.
Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura
Long line to Hydrangeas Path.

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura
Pardon the close-ups. I only have my 50mm 1.8 lens.

Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura
Not sure if this was past peak hydrangeas. Either way, it’s still pretty.
Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura
Some may really look fake.

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura
Aren’t they pretty?!

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hase Temple Kamakura

Hase Temple Kamakura

Hydrangeas Hase Temple Kamakura

Hase Temple Kamakura
There’s also a small bamboo forest in Hase Dera.
The heat and the crowd.
The heat and the crowd.