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A Day of Self-Reflection Among Kamakura's Temples and Shrines

Shonan Area Half day 19

Pay a visit to Egara Tenjinsha Shrine, which is famous for good luck charms for passing examinations, to pray. Also make sure that you check out Hokokuji Temple. Take a break from reality and dive into Buddhism. In a time of gluttony, trying delicious temple vegetarian cuisine is all the more important. The experience will leave you feeling reinvigorated.

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Hokoku-ji Temple

Kamakura 30m

This ancient temple in Kamakura is known for the 1,000 moso bamboo trees on its grounds. Even in the present day, the solemn atmosphere of the temple conveys the...

Egara Tenjin Shrine

Kamakura 30m

The Egara Tenjin Shrine was built in the Heian period. Together with the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, it is known as one of the three oldest...

KAMAKURABORI MUSEUM

Kamakura 30m

The Kamakurabori Museum, on the 3rd floor of the Kamakurabori Kaikan, is the only museum that introduces the history and works of Kamakurabori (a form of Japanese...

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