Kamakura Visitor's Guide

plan your trip

Plan your trip


Model Route

「Suggestions for Popular Tours」


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Suggestions for Popular Site Tours

This is an ideal course for tourists, whether new to or familiar with Kamakura, especially for people who are interested in the spirit of Zen and Buddhist statues unique to the Kamakura region. The area offers seasonal scenery, and is especially beautiful when hydrangea bloom.

Popular Recommended Route
1. Kamakura Sta.(East) - (via Komachidori St.) - Tsurugaoka Hachimangu - Kenchoji Temple - Engakuji Temple - Kitakamakura Sta.
2. Kamakura Sta.(West) - Enoden - Hasedera Temple - Kotokuin Temple (Daibutsu) - Gokurakuji Temple - Enoden - Kamakura Sta. - Bus - Hokokuji Temple - Zuisenji Temple - Bus - Kamakura Sta.(West)
Hiking Route
Kamakura Sta.(East) - Tsurugaoka Hachimangu - Hokokuji Temple- Tenen Hiking Trail (Zuisenji entrance) - Kenchoji Temple - Jochiji Temple - Daibutsu Hiking Trail - Zeniaraibenzaiten Shrine - Daibutsu Hiking Trail - Kotokuin Temple (Daibutsu) - Hasedera Temple - Kamakura Sta.(East)
Route of Properties Nominated for Inscription on the World Heritage List
1. Kamakura Sta.(East) - Remains of Toshoji Temple - Tsurugaoka Hachimangu - Yoritomo's Grave - Egara Tenjinsha Shrine - Remains of Yofukuji Temple - Zuisenji Temple - Bus - Kamakura Sta.(East)
2. Kamakura Sta.(West) - Jufukuji Temple - Joukoumyouji Temple - Kamegayatsuzaka Kiridoshi - Daibutsu Hiking Trail - Daibutsu Kiridoshi - Kotokuin Temple (Daibutsu) - Gokurakuji Temple - Enoden - Kamakura Sta.(West)

Flowers in Season

「Sites where Seasonal Flora can be enjoyed」


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To see flowers in bloom,check out these temples and shrines

These temples have different flowers that bloom all the year round.


Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

Type of flower

Cherry Blossom・peony ・Japanese Wisteria
winter peony

Kamakura's Seashore

「Introducing the coast of Kamakura」


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Kamakura City faces the sea. The coastal area of Kamakura is suitable for leisure and sightseeing.


Zaimokuza Beach

The sandy beach is situated at a calm inlet. The shore has a shallow slope extending to a considerable distance, with the longest stretch of the four beaches,and is well equipped with marine facilities.

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