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The Great Ginkgo

The Great Ginkgo

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

Hours

6:30am–8:30pm

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

15m

Costs

Precincts: free

Access Kamakura Station, JR Yokosuka Line, Enoshima Electric Railway Line

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