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Grave of Minamoto Yoritomo

2 Nishimikado, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0004, Japan
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Ranked #55 of 80 Attractions in Kamakura
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo, a shogun warrior who was once the militar boss of Japan. He was the founder of Kamakura Shogun, or militar government. The grave is a five floor stone pagoda. The place is surprisingly quiet - no sign of tourists around despite the significance of the monument, which makes the visit even better.

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