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Kewaizaka Kiridoshi Pass

Historical sites

One of the Kamakura's Seven Kiridoshi Passes . As for the origin of the name, there are various opinions that they identified to make up a head of warlords of the Taira family around here or there was a brothel in this area. At the time of Kamakura's invasion by Nitta Yoshisada the Kiridoshi became a bloody battlefield.
The ground is not very firm and it may be slippery, so, please be careful when walking around. This site is candidate to be declared world cultural heritage.

Basic information


4 Ougigayatsu, Kamakura City

A 20-minute walk from JR Kamakura station West exit
Parking Not available



Kamakura city hall civic life department tourism section


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

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