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Things to Do in Kamakura

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Engaku-ji
The largest of the Zen monasteries in Kamakura, Engaku-ji (Engaku...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Enno-ji
In the feudal period, Japan acquired from China a belief in Enma...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Enoshima
The Sagami Bay shore in this area has some of the closest beaches...
Islands Kamakura
 
Hase-dera
The only temple in Kamakura facing the sea, this is one of the...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Hokoku-ji
Visitors to Kamakura tend to overlook this lovely little Zen...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Jochi-ji
In the Five Mountains hierarchy, Jochi-ji (Jochi Temple) was...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Jomyo-ji
Founded in 1188, this one of the Five Mountains Zen monasteries...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Kamakura Great Buddha
The single biggest attraction in Hase is the Great Buddha—sharing...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Kamakura
 
Kamakura Treasure Museum
This museum was built in 1928 as a repository for many of the...
Museums / Galleries Kamakura
 
Kamakura-gu
This Shinto shrine was built after the Meiji Restoration of 1868...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Kencho-ji
Founded in 1250, Kencho-ji (Kencho Temple) was the foremost of...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Meigetsu-in
This temple is also known as Ajisai-dera (the hydrangeas temple)...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Prefectural Museum of Modern Art
On the north side of the Heike Pond at Tsuru-ga-oka Hachiman-gu...
Museums / Galleries Kamakura
 
Ryuko-ji
The Kamakura story would not be complete without the tale of...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Tokei-ji
A Zen temple of the Rinzai sect, Tokei-ji holds special significance...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Tsuru-ga-oka Hachiman-gu
This shrine is dedicated to the legendary emperor Ojin, his wife...
Religious Sites Kamakura
 
Yoritomo's tomb
The man who put Kamakura on the map, so to speak, chose not to...
Memorials / Monuments Kamakura
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