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Ultimate Plan for Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Yokosuka, Miura 2h15m

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is an iconic symbol of Kamakura and is always bustling with visitors from all over the world. Everything about it is special and a sight to be seen.

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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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