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Mandarado Yagura Caves

Mandarado Yagura Caves

Zushi

The Mandarado Yagura Caves is a unique structure only found in Kamakura that has been opened to the public for a limited time. As the city began to grow during the Kamakura period, there was a shortage of places for tombs. To combat this, ‘yagura’ holes were created by digging into the side of the cliff to house urns. The Mandarado Yagura has about 150 holes and has been beautifully preserved. Take a look at it from the observation deck and you will see just how mysterious and beautiful of a sight it is.

Essential Information

Hours

Saturday, October 22, 2022 - Monday, December 12, 2022
Only open on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, and national holidays 10:00-15:00

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities may change their operating days or hours.
Suggested duration

15m

Closed Tuesday to Friday
Costs

Free (donations are requested on a voluntary basis)

Access

[JR Zushi Station Bus Stop 6] Disembark at Kamegaoka Danchi Route Midorigaoka Iriguchi stop, then walk 8 minutes, or disembark at Kamegaoka Danchi-kita, then walk 5 minutes.

[JR Kamakura Station Bus Boarding Area 3] Board the bus bound for Midorigaoka Iriguchi, disembark at Midorigaoka Iriguchi, then walk 8 min.

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