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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

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Address: 2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura 248-0005, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 467-22-0315
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This important shrine, dating back to 1063, is a popular site for weddings...

This important shrine, dating back to 1063, is a popular site for weddings and other events during the year, and is particularly beautiful during cherry blossom or azalea season.

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Impressive shrine in beautiful location

One of the major shrines in Kamakura. A must see in Kamakura. Its location is absolutely beautiful. The green hills in the background and the long walk towards the temple are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the major shrines in Kamakura. A must see in Kamakura. Its location is absolutely beautiful. The green hills in the background and the long walk towards the temple are difficult to beat.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located very near to kamakura station, you can reach here just on foot... On the way to here, you can enjoy the local food along the street with many restaurants...

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe it is a Shinto Shrine. Very nicely done and excellent surroundings. Nice road leading to it. Although when we got there, it was closer to closing time, we could see and enjoy the place. Nice garden and surroundings. Also there is a great museum there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's our first time to do this early us 4:30 am. Just to go here. Very happy doing with my friends. Looking forward till next 2018.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has become my new yearly pilgrimage. Beautiful architecture all around amazing spiritual experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Unfortunately, our Kamakura trip was very unplanned and we left from Tokyo only by noon. Due to this we missed spending time at Hokokuji and Hasadera. But on the contrary, we got to see this amazing shrine with its long promenade, lot of steps and surrounding street for foodies. We even hanged a wish in the temple and sincerely hope... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

My family members who live in Tokyo took my husband and me to see Karakura and this was our favorite stop of the day. It was a busy day because of a daytime festival, so the area was very crowded. However, the temple and surrounding area were beautifully maintained. It was an inspiring place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

If you can, walk up the path through the torii gate from the station, the path is lined with lamps and you can see the temple from a long ways away. The shrine itself is pretty and peaceful. It doesn't have as much as other shrines but it is worth seeing if in town. On the way back to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

wide long promenade leads to this shrine. big grounds with lotus ponds and decorative bridges. a lots of steps lead to main building but there is an entrance from the left side and you can get to that entrance from the street. very nice view on the town from the top.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Beautiful historical landmark. The shrine is located in Kamakura and is popular with locals and tourists alike. There are a lot of steps to climb up to the shrine (so please remember to wear comfortable walking shoes) and many Toris (red gates) to take pictures of. There are also beautiful garden ponds in the vicinity. Foreigners beware of mosquitoes and... More 

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