Kamakura Temples

If you want to see the historical buildings and temples, Kamakura is the best spot near by Tokyo. Kamakura was once the capital of Japan, and it was the fist government opened by Shogun. All the sprits and mind of "Samurai" were born and expanded from this Old City. Those Samurai Spirits are deeply related with Temples and Buddhism. There are many temples still keep the original shape and precept since the period when the Samura Spirits was born. Kamakura temples are the real witness of the long and rich history especially with Samurai. Kamakura is not the city where has many temples , it is where the real Samurai Spirits exist in those temples.

Kamakura Summarized


Kamakura is one of most popular cities in Japan, with a long and rich history. There are many temples and shrines in the city. Kamakura shows different faces for each season. This time, it’s summer. Komachi shopping street has many restaurants and gift shops. Kamakura became very famous around the end of 12th century because Kamakura was the capital of the first government opened by Shogun, MINAMOTO Yoritomo. Since Shogun became governor, Samurai flourished in Kamakura. The Buddhism (worshiped in the temples) and the Shintoism (worshiped in the shrines) became the basis of Samurai spirits. If you want to see the birth place of Samurai sprits, come visit Kamakura.
Tourist info:
Kamakura (鎌倉) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo. It was once a capital of Japan in Kamakura era, from 1185 to 1333.
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