Ever Heard of A “Dunk Burger”? Try It Out at This Fusion Burger Shop in Kamakura!

SLAMs BURGER HOUSE is an interesting mixture of Japanese and Western food culture. With the use of multi-layered lacquer food boxes for their hamburgers, SLAMs has created a new and interesting fusion of two cultures. Ojyu boxes (お重箱) are usually used to serve traditional Japanese “osechi” during the three-day-long New Year’s celebration. Instead of using…

4 Beautiful Temples to See the Cherry Blossoms in 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 is only seen for a few…

Have a Daily Slice of Healthy Cake at POMPON CAKES BLVD. in Kamakura!

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 owner Reo Tatemichi was…

One Day in Kamakura: 6 Places Not to Miss!

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 find. Kamakura is easily accessible by…

Meet Some Feathered Friends At the Kamakura Owl Forest!

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 as well! But if you were…

Kamakura: A Complete Guide to the Essential Experience in Japan

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 Tokyo, and is easily accesible by…

Kanagawa: A Stone’s Throw Away from Tokyo

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 rent and housing tax are some of…

The Kamakura Hiking Trail

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 is the Shokozan…

Zen and Tea Ceremony in Engaku Temple, Kamakura

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 in Japan. Engaku temple is closest…
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