This shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane in 1104 (the first year of the Choji era). The shrine was established by Minamoto no Yoritomo at the start of...
The Spirit of Ancient Kamakura
Take in the romance as you stroll through good old Kamakura. Including a visit to the Tomb of Minamoto no Yoritomo, the founder of the Kamakura Shogunate, this course is sure to be a hit with history lovers.
The water here is from one of the Five Notable Springs in Kamakura. It is said that if you wash your money in this water, your finances will increase.
The path leading down to Keshozaka is a historically dangerous path where the statue of Minamoto no Yoritomo stands.
This road or "kiridoshi" is known to be the steepest among the seven entrances of Kamakura and is certified as a national designated historic site.Kiridoshi is...
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,...
Located halfway up Mount Okura, surrounded by stone walls. It is a registered candidate of the World Heritage Site under Hokke-do remains.