Kamakura is the city of the Great Buddha, old temples and shrines, and tales of the samurai
This temple is home to Japan’s largest wooden statue of the Kannon Bosatsu (Buddhist Goddess of Mercy) and popular amongst visitors for its beautiful garden.
The Great Buddha; the best sightseeing spot in Kamakura
A bamboo grove, a moss garden and matcha tea. Spend a day of tranquility surrounded by vivid greenery.
Kencho-ji Temple is Japan’s first Zen temple. Here you can quietly view the garden and experience meditation.
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is filled with nature and its tunnel of cherry blossoms is incredible
Along Komachi-dori Street, you’ll find high-class restaurants and places for shopping. Stop by some of these interesting shops while heading to Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine.
A grand Zen temple that has retained its charm from the Kamakura Era. It must be seen for its National Treasures and fall foliage
Zeniarai Benten Shrine
A popular power spot in Kamakura. Double your money by washing it!
Nicknamed the Hydrangea Temple, 2500 hydrangeas bloom at once in June
A shrine that helps in boosting good fortune at work and career promotion
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Travel plan for first timers in Kamakura
Half Day Morning Plan in Kamakura
Kamakura 1 day itinerary (Engaku-ji , Meigetsu-in, Hokoku-ji, Inamuragasaki)
Half Day Afternoon Plan in Kamakura
Kamakura Half Day Itinerary (Engaku-ji, Meigetsu-in)
Kamakura Half Day Itinerary (Hokoku-ji, Inamuragasaki)
Culture & History
Must See Spots
Cherry Blossom (Sakura)
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Popular Food & Drink
The dish consisting of generous fresh shirasu (whitebait) placed on top of rice is a famous delicacy in the old capital of Kamakura
Genuine high-quality ham from a recipe brought over by a 19th-century Englishman
Using plenty of butter for that pristine taste. Kamakura-born biscuits made in the shape of a pigeon
The old-fashioned taste of inarizushi that can be easily eaten during a walk through Kamakura
A soft baked good with plenty of custard inside a sponge cake
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