Location

Local Attractions

Shichirigahama Coast

Shichirigahama Coast

The sandy beach spreading out for a total of 4km in front of the hotel is a famous mecca for surfing.
You can feel wrapped in nature when …

Ancient Shogunal Seat of Kamakura

Ancient Shogunal Seat of Kamakura

While admiring temples and shrines filled with hydrangeas, or gazing at the sea surrounded by hills,
the ancient Shogunal seat of Kamakura …

Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine

Tsuruoka Hachimangu Shrine

One street away from Kamakura Station, you will see, Wakamiya Oji,
the approach leading to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.
This elevated …

Kamakura-gu

Kamakura-gu

Prince Otonomiya Morinaga enshrined in Kamakura-gu was the third son born to Emperor Go-Daigo and
played an active role in the movement led …

Koutoku-in Temple(The Kamakura Great Buddha)

Koutoku-in Temple(The Kamakura Great Buddha)

The Kamakura Great Buddha, a giant outdoor statue of a sitting Buddha,
is the only statue of Buddha in Kamakura to be designated as a …

Sasuke Inari Shrine

Sasuke Inari Shrine

Sasuke Inari Shrine is located in a part of Kamakura known as a kakurezato (hidden village)
between Zeniarai Benten and the Kamakura Great …

Zeniarai Benzaiten Ugafuku Shrine

Zeniarai Benzaiten Ugafuku Shrine

From the entrance in the rock face, pass through a tunnel into the other-worldly atmosphere of
Zeniarai Benzaiten Ugafuku Shrine, also known …

Kuzuharaoka Shrine

Kuzuharaoka Shrine

At the end of the Kamakura Period (1185-1333), Hino Toshimoto,
a central figure in Emperor Go-Daigo’s plot to overturn the Kamakura …

Kencho-ji Temple

Kencho-ji Temple

Number 1 of the Kamakura Gozan.
Built on land once known as Jigokudani, or “hell valley,” that is believed to have been an execution …

Engaku-ji Temple

Engaku-ji Temple

Number 2 of the Kamakura Gozan.
Located just one minute’s walk from the station,
Engakuji Temple boasts some of Kita-Kamakura’s …

Jufuku-ji Temple

Jufuku-ji Temple

Number 3 of the Kamakura Gozan.
Jufukuji Temple is only open to the public during certain special periods at New Year and
during the …

Jochi-ji Temple

Jochi-ji Temple

Number 4 of the Kamakura Gozan.
Jochi-ji Temple is ranked fourth among the Kamakura Gozan and
is the trailhead of the …

Jomyo-ji Temple

Jomyo-ji Temple

Number 5 of the Kamakura Gozan.
Ishigama Garden Terrace, is a restaurant and bakery housed in a Western-style building
in the temple …

Hasedera Temple

Hasedera Temple

Also commonly known as “Hase Kannon” Hasedera enshrines as its principal object of
worship Japan’s largest wooden Buddhist saint statue …

Meigetsu-in Temple

Meigetsu-in Temple

Meigetsu-in Temple is known not only in Kamakura, but also all over Japan as the “Temple of Hydrangeas”.
In addition to the …

Tokei-ji Temple

Tokei-ji Temple

In feudal times, when women could not divorce their husbands,
Tokeiji Temple became a refuge where women could enter to escape a bad …

Hokoku-ji Temple

Hokoku-ji Temple

Kamakura has two locations that have been awarded three stars in the Michelin Green Guide – Tokeiji Temple and
Hokokuji Temple, which …

Komyo-ji Temple

Komyo-ji Temple

Komyo-ji Temple is famous for the lotus plants found in the Kishu Garden,
which have also been selected in the “Top 100 flower viewing …

Myohon-ji Temple

Myohon-ji Temple

Myohon-ji Temple is the oldest of the Nichiren sect temples.
This area was also the location of the residence of the family of Yoshikazu …

Anyouin Temple

Anyouin Temple

Anyoin Temple was originally named Gionzan Choraku-ji Temple and was built in 1225 by Masako Hojo,
also known as the “nun shogun” of the …

Enoshima Aquarium

Enoshima Aquarium

With its views of Sagami Bay, Mt. Fuji and Enoshima,
the Enoshima Aquarium is an Edutainment (Edutainment=Education + Entertainment) based …

Enoshima

Enoshima

Enoshima, visible from Kamakura Prince Hotel,
is known for the Enoshima Shrine, dedicated to Benzaiten, one of the seven Deities of good …

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