Historical & Cultural Sites

City that has more than 300 years of history
Kamakua, Kyoto, Nara and many other cities still preserved the classic style of building which offer you the great historic moment. When you walk these cities, you will feel that you are actually walking classic time in Japan. Not only the form of city, but some of the building in those historical towns are still in the original shape.

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Kamakura Summarized

Travel Information

Kamakura is one of most popular cities in Japan, with a long and rich history. There are many temples and shrines in the city. Kamakura shows different faces for each season. This time, it’s summer. Komachi shopping street has many restaurants and gift shops. Kamakura became very famous around the end of 12th century because Kamakura was the capital of the first government opened by Shogun, MINAMOTO Yoritomo. Since Shogun became governor, Samurai flourished in Kamakura. The Buddhism (worshiped in the temples) and the Shintoism (worshiped in the shrines) became the basis of Samurai spirits. If you want to see the birth place of Samurai sprits, come visit Kamakura.
Tourist info:
Kamakura (鎌倉) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo. It was once a capital of Japan in Kamakura era, from 1185 to 1333.
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