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Kamakura is categorised as Heritage / Beachside

Hokoku-ji Temple Entrance (Photo Courtesy: Urashimataro)
Amida Buddha in Kotoku-in Temple (Photo Courtesy: Dirk Beyer)
Inner Court of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (Photo Courtesy: Biliana Nikolova-Lefterova)
Jomyo-ji Main Hall (Photo Courtesy: Tarourashima)
Kamakura City Hall (Photo Courtesy: S.fukasawa)
Komachi-dori Street
The Kisen-an tea house in Jomyo-ji (Photo Courtesy: Tarourashima)
Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine

Reasons to Visit
  • Kamakura is Japan’s small coastal city known for its numerous ancient Buddhist / Shinto shrines and seasonal festivals.
  • Kamakura has many ancient architectural heritages which have been proposed and listed under UNESCO.
  • Kamakura is quite famous for its long and narrow shopping streets.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Tokyo (67 kms), Osaka (483 kms)

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Destination Ideas

  • Cherry Blossom in Japan

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    Komachi Dori Street is a stylish street in the city of Kamakura right outside the east exit of the Kamakura Station. The Street is lined up with over 250 restaurants, boutiques, cafes, Japanese sweet cafes, souvenirs and sundry articles.
    High Street
    Kotoku-in is a Buddhist temple renowned for its monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha in the city of Kamakura. The Statue of Buddha dates back to 1252 according to the temple records. The Statue is around 13.35 metres tall and visitors can view its interior.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is an important Shinto shrine and cultural centre in Kamakura. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is built purely in Japanese Buddhist architecture and houses important festivals and two museums.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre
    Hokoku-ji Temple is an old temple of the Rinzai Sect of Zen Buddhism in the city of Kamakura. Hokoku-ji Temple houses a statue of Gautama Buddha which serves as the temple's principal image. The temple is listed as number 10 on the Kamakura 33 Kannon pilgrimage. The temple is also famous for its bamboo garden behind the temple's wall.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage
    Jomyo-ji is one of the highest ranking Zen Buddhist temple in Kamakura which is of the Rinzai Sect and is number 5 of the five temples that are known as Kamakura's Five Mountains.
    Heritage Site
    Buddhist Heritage

Destinations within reach from Kamakura

  • Hakone ( 46 Km )

    Hakone is a mountainous city in Japan within the borders of the volcanically active more

  • Tokyo ( 67 Km )

    Tokyo is Japan’s capital, official metropolitan city and also the seat of the Emperor of Japan and more

  • Kyoto ( 434 Km )

    Kyoto is a city in central part of Honshu Island in Japan that once used to be the Imperial more

  • Osaka ( 483 Km )

    Osaka is Japan’s second largest metropolitan area, historically known as a merchant city and rice more

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Nearest Airport in Kamakura
  • Narita International Airport ( NRT ) , Tokyo-67 Kms
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