KAMAKURA

KAMAKURA

Cherry blossom viewing season, or "hanami", is the best time to visit public parks, castle grounds, and temples in Japan. It is also the best way to savor the spiritual and calm atmosphere in the country. It is at this time when cherry blossoms display their utmost beauty, which...

Renting an apartment or a house in Japan is a very common thing to do. To rent or to own? This is not actually a question for some. Because of being an earthquake-stricken prone land, most people opt to rent. This is also why Japan has one of the...

Have you ever wished that you could eat delicious cakes every day without having to worry about your health? Well, this cake shop may be just the place you’re looking for. en.goodcoffee.me/ Until quite recently, there was an on-the-run cake shop that sold cakes around Kamakura on a large tricycle. The...

Are you staying in Tokyo and looking for a beautiful, green place with many attractions to visit nearby? Then you should go to the quaint seaside city of Kamakura. In the medieval period, Japan was governed from here and that's why there are a lot of cultural treasures to...

In recent years, animal themed cafes in Japan became such a huge hit that there are now a large variety of these shops all across the country. These cafes do not only offer your regular cup of coffee for the day but also, a friendly companion to join you...

Kamakura, with its rich history, beautiful nature and numerous mystical spots, is potentially the most unique place in Japan. The city offers so much to see and do in every season, that once you've arrived, you may never want to leave. Kamakura is located about 50 kilometers southwest of...

If Tokyo was New York City, guess which prefecture would be New Jersey? Given the proximity of Jersey City to Manhattan, many people who work in New York live in Jersey City for the overall less costly standard of living. Dining out at restaurants, grocery shopping, and paying...

Kamakura is a small place about an hour outside of Tokyo. There are roughly 20 shrines in Kamakura and more than sixty temples – so it's a town rich in history. Shokozan Tokeiji Temple Author's photo Leaving the extremely cute Kita-Kamakura station, cross over the road and right in front of you...

Engaku Temple (Engaku-ji) takashitzr.blog62.fc2.com/ Engaku Temple is located in the town of Kamakura, in Kanagawa Prefecture. It's accessible by the Enoshima Dentetsu line or the Japan Rail line from Fujisawa station. Kamakura hosts numerous temples, one of the most famous housing the Kamakura Buddha statue, one of the largest...

Countless temples of Kamakura Author's photo If you like to go travelling, seeing a lot of ancient places, such as temples, statues, and etc. I recommend you to visit Kamakura, which is located in Kanagawa Prefecture (south of Tokyo). I can say that Kamakura is a very beautiful small city, and...

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