Category: Place to see

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Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū

  Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū is the most important and historical shrine in Kamakura, it is dedicated to Hachiman, the god of war in the Shinto religion, and protector of the Japanese people. In 1192 Minamoto...

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Hasedera Temple

Kamakura is, hands down, one of my favorite areas in Japan. All the beauty and calmness of each spot surrounded by nature in the most diverse ways never stops impressing me. I would like...

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Big Buddha symbol statue of Kamakura

What is Big Buddha The most famous landmark in Kamakura is the Great Buddha (Daibutsu). Located in Hase Kotokuin Temple. The 13.35 meter height and 93 tons weight, bronze sitting Buddha is the second...