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Kamakura's temple treasures and flowers; Mount Fuji (Mt Fuji) visible from Shonan

Yokosuka, Miura 6h15m

Enjoy the best of both worlds: the traditional, Japanese side of Kamakura and its Western side, at the same time. To top it off, there's a gorgeous view from the sea of Japan's highest mountain, Mount Fuji, and much more in this course, where you'll get a chance to see the many faces of Kamakura.

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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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Amanawa Shinmei Shrine

This shrine was founded in 710 (Wado 3) by famous priest Gyoki and constructed by Tokitada Someya, a powerful and rich man. It is dedicated to the sun goddess Amaterasu. Minamoto no Yoriyoshi prayed to this shrine and his son, Minamoto no Yoshiie was born here. Founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura Shogunate, Minamoto no Yoritomo, his wife, Masako, a political leader, and their son, Mina...

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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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Enoshima Electric Railway

Although this is a short railway with a total length of 10km, along the tracks there are both mountains and the sea. From the window you can enjoy a view of Enoshima Island and Mount Fuji. If you purchase a 1 day pass, you can enjoy a discount and reduce the hassle of having to buy tickets every time.

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