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Kamakura Travel Guide: 138 reviews and 473 photos

Kamakura was once the political and cultural capital of the Shogunate, from 1192 to 1333. It boast a heritage comparable with that of Kyoto and Nara.
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Experience the charm of many ancient temples and shrines, including the famous Great Budda statue.
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The main street of Kamakura has many restaurants, souvenir shops, some stores that you try to eat before you buy , women wearing in their kimono walk around and many others.

  • Last visit to Kamakura: Jun 2002
  • Intro Written Oct 17, 2002
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  • shikokuzen's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2006 at 1:40 AM

    Violeta...always greatful to see pics of japan especially pictures that are different from what visitors usually show...wonderful

  • livi4's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2004 at 6:46 PM

    yokohama, kamakura, lake hakone and more- nice pics, i have seen them all.

  • May 18, 2004 at 11:02 PM

    This is the downtown shrine? do you know the name of it?

  • Joy_0007's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2002 at 1:34 PM

    Violeta, good job about the Japanese information about their customs and traditions. Thanks for sharing.

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