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Yoritomo's tomb

Yoritomo's tomb Review

The man who put Kamakura on the map, so to speak, chose not to leave it when he died: it's only a short walk from Tsuru-ga-oka Hachiman-gu to the tomb of the man responsible for its construction, Minamoto no Yoritomo. If you've already been to Nikko and have seen how a later dynasty of shoguns sought to glorify its own memories, you may be surprised at the simplicity of Yoritomo's tomb.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 2–5–2 Nishimi-kaido, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken, 248-0004
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 9–4
  • Location: Kamakura
Updated: 08-19-2013

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