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Visit the Relics of Shonan Culture

Yokohama, Kawasaki 7h

Starting with the former residence of Hirobumi Ito, a cultured man of the Showa period, you'll be visiting Hase, a town loved by many intellectuals. ※The Kamakura Lights of Hase is an event held in August, where facilities, temples, and shrines near Gokurakuji and Hase become the stage as beautiful lights put on a stunning show. This is a great place for families to go, where they can pay a visit to a shrine while they're there. With lanterns decorating the shopping streets, all kinds of events will make this a week you can truly experience the summer nights.

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Former Kanazawa Residence of Hirobumi Ito

Hirobumi Ito’s Former Residence, located in Nojima park, is a wooden house with a thatched roof. The pure Japanese style of architecture here provides a calming atmosphere. In this residence, there are places where you can enjoy a view of Hakkeijima and the sea. You can also relax while drinking matcha green tea in the room.

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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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