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Follow the Footsteps of Literary Masters in Ancient Kamakura

Yokosuka, Miura Full day 5

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

Yokosuka, Miura 45m

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...

Kotoku-in / Great Buddha of Kamakura

Yokosuka, Miura 1h

The Great Buddha as featured in a poem of the famous poet, Akiko Yosano. Exceeding 13m in height while in a sitting position, this statue is the only certified...

Kamakura Museum of Literature

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

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,...

Yuigahama

Yokosuka, Miura 30m

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. Early...

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