The historical city is just one hour away from Tokyo
Kamakura is a lovely town by the sea, with an easy access from Tokyo. It counts 65 Buddhist temples and 19 Shinto shrines, located throughout the town and in the surrounding hills.
Travel from Tokyo to Kamakura
Kamakura became the seat of feudal government in 1192 after the struggle for power between the rival Taira and Minamoto clans was won by Minamoto Yoritomo.
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- From Tokyo, Shimbashi, Shinagawa or Yokohama Stations:
From Shinagawa station, it takes around 45 minutes. Trains depart every 10-15 minutes.
- From Shinjuku and Shibuya Stations:
In Kamakura Station, you can take the Enoden Line to explore the city, go to Hase Station to visit the Hasedera temple or the Daibutsu or travel to Enoshima.
TSURUGAOKA HACHIMAN-GU SHRINE
ZENIARAI BENTEN SHRINE