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Kamakura Rickshaw Tour
"Kamakura where the shogunate politics started some 800 years ago is another city worth visiting. Temples and shrines traditional buildings gardens and traditional heritages such as the Great Buddha will attract you. Seasonal flowers and surrounding nature combined with the comfortable breeze from the ocean will promise you a refreshing experience. The tours described below are model routes. the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionStart your tour at the large red torii at the central avenue of the town. Following the charming streets of Kamakura
From JPY4,500.00
 
One Day Tour of Kamakura from Tokyo
"Itinerary 1. You will be picked up at 8am at your hotel in Tokyo and get to Kamakura by train (approx. 1 hour ride). 2. Great Buddha (Kotokuin Temple): The Famous Great Buddha of Japan 3. Hase Temple: It is called the ""Temple of Flowe but also a Tendai Buddhist temple for most of its history.Hase Temple This temple is famous for housing a Buddhist statue of Kannon with eleven faces and a thousand arms. Each of the eleven faces represents a different phase in the search for boutiques et cetera.""""Kamakura is a delightful historical city with Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. It takes less than one hour from Tokyo.In addition
From JPY31,500.00
 
Kamakura Walking Tour: Explore Nature and History
"Kamakura where ‘Kamakura shogunate’ is the first Japanese SAMURAI Administration had started has a lot of historical temples shrines and other historic sites. Besides it is an international sightseeing city where many tourists from not only home but also abroad visit every year. It is one hour only from Tokyo by train; however there are both sea and mountains. Such rich nature is the feature of Kamakura too. You can enjoy the wonderful view only in Kamakura from a hiking trail above all to walk peaks surrounding three areas of north
From JPY12,000.00

Top Hotels in Kamakura

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1-2-18 Shichirigahama Higashi, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, 248-0025, Japan
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1-26-5 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, 247-0056, Japan
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33-6 Sakanoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, 248-0021, Japan
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4-6-13 Yuigahama, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, 248-0014, Japan
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4-8-14, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0014, Japan
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1-2-1 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, 247-0056, Japan
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Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kotoku-in Temple)

When you are walking around the temple grounds of Kotoku-in, you will find some huge cornerstones originally used for the base of the Buddha Hall, Today, 56 stones out of 60 stones remain and are...
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Hasedera Temple

Hase-dera Temple, officially known as Kaikōzan Jishōin Hase-dera, was founded in 736 AD. According to legend, a priest at the original Hase-dera Temple in Nara carved two giant statues of Kannon from...
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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is the most important shrine in Kamakura. It was built for Emperor Ojin, Empress Jingu, and a Hime-gami (female goddess). It was moved to its current spot in 1191 by...
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Enoshima Island - Day Trip

To be honest, we came here for the cave baths (see my places to stay tip), but we discovered much more than hot water in the dark! This is a great little island, only about 4km's around the whole...
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City Overview

Kamakura, located outside Tokyo, is an ancient town of temples and shrines. For travellers interested in the culture of the Edo era, Kamakura is the place to visit. Visit the Hase Kannon Temple and...
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Yokohama - Day Trip

Yokohama is one of the neighboring municipalities of Kamakura and is easily accessible from Kamakura by train. I do not talk in detail about Yokohama here because you can find the information in...
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Hiking

There are a number of hiking trails around Kamakura connecting the great Daibutsu, the temples and the shopping areas of town. The trails generally follow the hills that surround the town and make it...
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Ofuna

Ofuna Kannon is a large bust statue, 25 meters in height, completed in 1960 located near Ofuna Station near the border between Kamakura and Yokohama. The statue incorporates the stones from ground...
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Top Warnings and Dangers in Kamakura

Warnings and Dangers

Birds of Prey

I was walking down the shoreline in Kamakura one late afternoon. Sand felt nice under my feet, the ocean was not to cold. I was munching away on an icecream. Then it happened. Something hit the back...
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Tsunami (Tidal Waves)

Most of the coastal areas of Kamakura city is under-10-meter in elevation with the risk of tsunami or tidal wave when the mega quake with M8-9 occur. It is said the tsunami during late 15th century...
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Pixiekatten

"KAMAKURA - A blissful escape from hectic Tokyo!!"
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SLLiew

"Kamakura - Old Military Capital"
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chodearm

"Smaller than Kyoto but just as grand"
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shintarojon

"Kamakura"
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hotshot0428

"THE GREAT BUDDHA, ( DAIBUTSU )"
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