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The Great Ginkgo

The Great Ginkgo

2-1-31, Yukinoshita, Kamakura City, Kanagawa
Map of The Great Ginkgo
  • ENOSHIMA-KAMAKURA FREEPASS , ENOSHIMA 1-DAY PASSPORT ENO=PASS +4

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."

Essential Information

Admission hours

6:30am–8:30pm

Duration

15m

Admission fees

Precincts: free

Access

Kamakura Station, JR Yokosuka Line, Enoshima Electric Railway Line

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