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Asaina Kiridoshi Pass

Historical sites

Asaina Kiridoshi is one of the Kamakura's seven Kiridoshi passes and there are still remnants of how the ancient road used to be.It has been officially-designated historical site.In 1240, it was constructed under the supervision of the regent Hojo Yasutoki. He decided to construct a new road between Kamakura and Mutsura and the following year, construction was started. The Asaina Pass is named after the third son of Yoshimori Wada, Asaina Saburo Yoshimune, who, according to a legend built the pass by himself in a single night.

Basic information

Address

Juniso, Kamakura City

Access
By bus : From JR Kamakura Stationeast exit : At terminal No.5 take a bus bound for At Juniso , get off at Juniso Shrine and A 10-minute walk.
What to see The stone monument to Asaina Pass, Saburo falls.
Parking Not available

Inquiries

Department

Kamakura city hall civic life department tourism section

Address

18-10, Onarimachi,Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, 248-8686, Japan

Telephone number

+81-467-22-3350

E-mail address

Kamakura City Hall

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