Located southeast of Tokyo, Kamakura is on almost every tourist's itinerary. Once upon a time there was the political capital of the country. Later, its glory as a capital was lost in another city, but it is still a favorite tourist destination.

Kamakura has numerous attractions that attract tourists to this small city in large numbers, usually as a day trip from Tokyo. Located in an open and picturesque setting, it is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan. It is 13.35 meters high and is the second of the Todaiji temple in Nara. The temple of the goddess of mercy, Kannon, is located in Hasendera. The 9.18 meter tall goddess has eleven heads that represent her various characteristics. Adjacent to the temple is the Amida-do Hall, which houses a ten-foot-tall golden Buddha. From there you can visit the viewpoint that offers a splendid view of the city, and at the foot of the slope is a beautiful garden with a temple, Benten-do, dedicated to the goddess of feminine beauty and wealth.

Kamkura's most precious shrine is Tsurugaoka. It is dedicated to Hachiman, the samurai god. The main room has a museum that exhibits swords, masks and documents, true treasures of the sanctuary. Of the five Zen temples in Kamakura, Engakuji Temple is the most famous. The temple grounds include Shariden, a well-designed room where a Buddha's tooth rests. Engakunji lights up with colors during the fall.

Kamakura's beaches come alive in the summer months as millions of people gather in the historic city to witness the New Year celebrations. In the spring, the Japanese have a custom to visit the Zeniarai Benten shrine to launder money. It is believed that by doing so the money is doubled, it is worth a try. https://goodrush.com/%e0%b9%80%e0%b8%97%e0%b8%b5%e0%b9%88%e0%b8%a2%e0%b8....

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Kamakura has numerous attractions that attract tourists to this small city in large numbers, usually as a day trip from Tokyo. Located in an open and picturesque setting, it is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan. It is 13.35 meters high and is the second of the Todaiji temple in Nara. The temple of the goddess of mercy, Kannon, is located in Hasendera. The 9.18 meter tall goddess has eleven heads that represent her various characteristics. Adjacent to the temple is the Amida-do Hall, which houses a ten-foot-tall golden Buddha. From there you can visit the viewpoint that offers a splendid view of the city, and at the foot of the slope is a beautiful garden with a temple, Benten-do, dedicated to the goddess of feminine beauty and wealth.