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Follow in the footsteps of Japanese literary masters on the Kamakura road

Yokosuka, Miura 4h15m

In Kamakura, stepping foot into the small alleyways immediately takes you back to the atmosphere of ancient Japan. Entering into the small lanes close to Hasedera Temple, you will find a beautiful Western-style building which introduces the renowned authors connected to Kamakura. You can explore the Hase area and stroll through the same streets once walked by literary legends.

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Hase-dera Temple

Hasedera is a historic temple, famous for the principal statue of kannon.(Hase Kannon) The site offers a museum,garden and a scenic view of kamakura. Nightlife The precincts with the majestic Kannon-do hall and lovely trees and ponds are enveloped in a light that “connects,” like the lanterns given to those who visit. Nightlife in Kanagawa

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Kamakura Museum of Literature

The Kamakura Museum of Literature was built in 1936 (Showa 11) as the former Kamakura villa of Maeda Marquis family. You can view the rooms reminiscent of the past, with marble fireplaces and stained glass, as well as the important resources inside from related authors such as Yasunari Kawabata. In the garden filled with greenery, some 250 shrubs of roses bloom in Spring and Autumn. This buildi...

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With history dating back to the Meiji era, Yuigahama is a famous sea-bathing spot. It's easy to see why it's popular, with sandy beaches meeting the open sea.

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