The Great Ginkgo

Yokosuka, Miura 15m

Overview

Legend has it that the monk Kugyo, who assassinated the third Shogun Minamoto-no Sanetomo, hid behind this tree, which gave it the nickname "Ginkgo the Shield".

Detailed information

Address

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, 2-1-31, Yukinoshita, Kamakura City, Kanagawa

Access

Alight at Kamakura station on the JR Yokosuka Line.

Business Hours

6:30~20:30

Holidays

-

Costs

Precincts: Free

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