We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grave of Minamoto Yoritomo

2 Nishimikado, Kamakura 248-0004, Kanagawa Prefecture
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
not much to see but...

...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Dave_Cowley_Road
,
Oxford, United Kingdom
Perfect for history buffs

Close to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu shrine, the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo is a must-see for any... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2015
MartineFG
,
Texas
Read all 27 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good33%
  • Average57%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jul 2016
“not much to see but...”
18 Aug 2015
“Perfect for history buffs”
LOCATION
2 Nishimikado, Kamakura 248-0004, Kanagawa Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kamakura
from US$86.00
More Info
from US$41.30
More Info
from US$91.80
More Info
from US$50.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (27)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 18 July 2016

...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto Yoritomo was the founder of the Kamakura Shogunate. The monument itself is not the original grave, as this was lost some ago. But it does apparently...More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Close to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu shrine, the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo is a must-see for any Japanese history buff, especially if interested in the Heike/Genji history. Minamoto no Yoritomo was both the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate, which saw Japan...More

1  Thank MartineFG
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 October 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...More

2  Thank Suarez_bcn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Kamakura
Shangrila Tsuruoka
8 reviews
.81 km away
Hotel Kamakura Mori
29 reviews
1.13 km away
Hotel New Kamakura
38 reviews
1.25 km away
Hotel Izumi
6 reviews
1.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bergfeld Kamakura
9 reviews
.28 km away
Kamakura Yukino-Chaya
10 reviews
.32 km away
Bergfeld Kamakura Main Store
7 reviews
.28 km away
Mon Peche Mignon
5 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
1,297 reviews
.46 km away
Sugimotodera Temple
91 reviews
.70 km away
Shrine of Kamakuragu
81 reviews
.46 km away
Kakuonji Temple
42 reviews
.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grave of Minamoto Yoritomo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor