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Enjoy seasonal flowers in Kita-Kamakura.

Yokosuka, Miura 6h

Temples in Kita-Kamakura area are abundant with plum trees, cherry blossoms, hydrangeas, and autumn leaves. Visitors can enjoy these seasonal flowers throughout the year. This tour starts from Kita-Kamakura Station and continues on foot toward Kamakura down Komachi Dori Street then reaches Kamakura Station.

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Meigetsu-in Temple

Meigetsu-in Temple in Kita-Kamakura is also known as The Temple of Hydrangeas. For hydrangea season around June, many people flock here to view approximately 2,500 hydrangeas. The hydrangeas planted at Meigetsu-in are all a uniform blue color, dubbed "Meigetsu-in Blue".

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Kencho-ji Temple

The first of the Five Great Mountains(temples) of Kamakura, with many ancient structures and a temple bell certified as a national treasure. There is a Zen meditation (Zazen) experience with English explanations and it is very popular with tourists.

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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu was founded in 1063 by Minamoto Yoriyoshi. In 1180, Minamoto Yoritomo, commander-in-chief of the Genji clan and a descendant of Yoriyoshi, moved the shrine to its current site and constracted a magnificent new shrine. Present building of the main shrine was rebuilt in 1828 and well known as a typical Edo period’s architecture, and designated as nationally importan...

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Komachi Street

This street is one of the most famous shopping street in Kamakura, Japan. It has been featured in some TV programs and magazines. There are about 250 shops. Come and see various shops while you stroll the town.

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