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Was advised to visit Kamakura by Tokyoite - it was a lovely day out of the city. Hiking, Big Buddha, beach and delightful little streets. Walked from Kamakura to Zushi to get back on the train - took about an hour or so. Found a...More
This is another good attraction to view when you visit Tokyo in the Ginza region....its easily accessible by train in the there great subway that is easy to access...A bit of walking but its enjoyable as the time rolls on.
Kamakura is beautiful ancient town. It is well-known by the Buddhist temple, Great Buddha statue, and cave with small Buddha statues. You can watch the process to make a cup of matcha tea and enjoy it. But I prefer to wander around small streets, see...More
If you want to go from The Big Buddha to Zeni Arai Benten (money washing shrine), the best way to go when the weather is fine is the hiking trails. They are a bit steep in places, but generally they are an easy hike and...More
Don't miss out on the Kamakura experience, as it's one of the best cultural lessons you will find. Also, while walking around, get out on the city streets and visit the little shops and restaurants for some great eats!
The Kamakura Hiking trail is a great way to see a bit of the Japanese countryside, get some exercise and make your way between the Kamakura sites. In no time at all you will feel away from civilization, but are never more than a few...More
we didnt take part in any guided tour or follow any marked hiking trail just spent a delightful day wandering up to the Great Buddha exiting the station to the right, and meandering up the hill through the very appealing village, accompanied all the way...More
After reading about some guided tours from northern Kamakura down through the hiking trails to the Buddha, we decided to just try and do it on our own. We were very happy we did because the peace and quiet of doing it as a couple...More
I used to live very close to this trail and would walk it 3-5 times a week with my young daughter. It may require some agility and steep climbing, but not too much. At one end is the "Harakiri" deru, a place, a cave, where...More
Response from alan3232018 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose so, if you want to rush and not see anything else. Daibutsu (the Big Buddha) is up a hill, inland, about a kilometer. A tsunami in the 12th century(?) is said to have moved it....Enjoy! Make more time if you can!