Kamakura, Japan

Kamakura, Japan

Kamakura, Japan (credit)

A little less than an hour’s drive south of Tokyo City stands Kanagawa region wherein you’ll find Kamakura that was once Japan’s political center in 1192 when Minamoto Yoritomo adopted the city to be the seat of his military government.

Kamakura Attractions

This present-day small-town is famous among tourists for its scenic vistas and lovely cityscapes. Often touted as the ‘Kyoto of Eastern Japan’, Kamakura possesses a wealth of history and lore in the form of temples, shrines and more in addition to sensational sandy beaches.

Kamakura, Japan - Statue of Buddha

Kamakura, Japan – Statue of Buddha (credit)

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