Sights in Kamakura

Hasedera Temple

This temple is home to Japan’s largest wooden statue of the Kannon Bosatsu (Buddhist Goddess of Mercy) and popular am...

Great Buddha(Kotoku-in)

The Great Buddha; the best sightseeing spot in Kamakura

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

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 interest...

Zeniarai Benten Shrine

A popular power spot in Kamakura. Double your money by washing it!

Tokei-ji Temple

A temple built in feudal times by a woman for women.

Jochi-ji Temple

An out-of-the-way spot for hydrangeas and the starting point for The Pilgrimage for the Seven Lucky Gods in Kamakura ...

Ankokuron-ji Temple

A place where the intensity of Nichiren and the beauty of the temple splendidly blend into each other

Jomyoji Temple

Not only is it a dignified historic landmark but also a place to enjoy matcha tea and a meal while viewing the garden...


The superb scenery of the sun setting into the unchanging ocean and Mt. Fuji at the ancient capital of Kamakura

Hokoku-ji Temple

A bamboo grove, a moss garden and matcha tea. Spend a day of tranquility surrounded by vivid greenery.

Kencho-ji Temple

Kencho-ji Temple is Japan’s first Zen temple. Here you can quietly view the garden and experience meditation.

Meigetsu-in Temple

Nicknamed the Hydrangea Temple, 2500 hydrangeas bloom at once in June

Sasuke-Inari Shrine

A shrine that helps in boosting good fortune at work and career promotion


A small island, 4km in circumference, projecting from the shore as one of Japan’s 100 Best Sceneries.

Kamakura Beach

A beach with plenty of attractions that has been selected as one of the top 50 picturesque sceneries in Kanagawa Pref...

Kamakura Hiking Trails

One hour away from Tokyo, hiking at the ancient capital of Kamakura

Zuisen-ji Temple

The rock garden is atypical for the Kamakura Era and is the sole example of its type surviving in Kamakura.

Jufuku-ji Temple

Ranked third among Kamakura’s Five Mountains. The path leading up to the shrine is said to be the most beautiful of i...

Myohon-ji Temple

A temple which relates the tragedy involving prominent figures in the Kamakura Era through conflict