Travel To Kamakura – Top 10 Best Places

Here is the A-list of the best places to travel in Kamakura that worth your time and energy.

  1. Kotokuin Great Buddha – Large bronze Buddha Statue.
  2. Hasedera Temple – Attractive temple with views over Kamakura.
  3. Hachimangu Shrine – Kamakura’s most important Shinto shrine.
  4. Kenchoji Temple – Most important Zen temple.
  5. Engakuji Temple – Second most important Zen temple.
  6. Zeniarai Benten – Shrine where visitors wash their money.
  7. Sugimotodera – Oldest temple with Eleven-faced statue of Kannon
  8. Tokeiji Temple – Former refuge for abused wives.
  9. Hokokuji – Notable for its lovely bamboo grove
  10. Zuisenji Temple – Zen temple famous for its gardens.

Kamakura, Japan

Kamakura, Japan

Kamakura flag

Kamakura flag

Kamakura map

Kamakura map

Kamakura map - attractions

Kamakura map - attractions

A Japanese guy making senbei at an old store

A Japanese guy making senbei at an old store

Daibutsu at Kotokuin, Kamakura. The magnificence of the Great Buddha is surrounded by the charm of cherry blossoms

Daibutsu at Kotokuin, Kamakura. The magnificence of the Great Buddha is surrounded by the charm of cherry blossoms

Fireworks exhibition at Yuigahama Hanabi, Kamakura

Fireworks exhibition at Yuigahama Hanabi, Kamakura

Jizo statues representing the souls of miscarried, stillborn or aborted children.

Jizo statues representing the souls of miscarried, stillborn or aborted children.

Kenchoji Temple at Kamakura absolutely reflects the beauty of Japanese architecture in the old times

Kenchoji Temple at Kamakura absolutely reflects the beauty of Japanese architecture in the old times

Mt Fuji viewed from Shichirigihama Beach, Kamakura, Japan

Mt Fuji viewed from Shichirigihama Beach, Kamakura, Japan

Temple pond at Hasedera, Kamakura

Temple pond at Hasedera, Kamakura

The beautiful sunset moment at Kamakura beach

The beautiful sunset moment at Kamakura beach

The elegantly architected roof of Kamakura Hasedera Temple

The elegantly architected roof of Kamakura Hasedera Temple

The magnificence of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura

The magnificence of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura

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