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Love monuments, temples, and beaches? Get away to Kamakura!

Discover the seaside area of Kamakura—temples, beaches, and sights from Great Buddha to Zeniarai Benten Shrine.

Where to stay in Kamakura

Shichirigahama, Kamakura, Japan

Shichirigahama

Shichirigahama might not have many top sights, but Enoshima Aquarium and Inamuragasaki Beach are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

Shichirigahama

Top Hotels in Kamakura

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Kamakura Prince Hotel
Kamakura Prince Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1-2-18 Shichirigahama-higashi, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken
¥11,800
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Situated in Kamakura, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Inamuragasaki Beach and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Enoshima Aquarium. Yuigahama Beach and Hasedera are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (250 reviews)

"The room was clean and had a very nice view over the sea. Staff was kind and helpful. Appreciated the bus service from the station to the hotel. Despite the fact that the building in which we had the room was old, everything was functioning."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Kamakura Prince Hotel
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kamakura-Ofuna Higashiguchi
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kamakura-Ofuna Higashiguchi
3 out of 5
1-22-3 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa
¥6,450
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Situated in Kamakura, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Kotokuin Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, and Enoshima Aquarium. Enoshima Shrine and Yokohama Stadium ...

4.3/5Excellent! (27 reviews)

"Everything is fine. As this hotel is very near to the station, it is very easy to commute around."…"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kamakura-Ofuna Higashiguchi
JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
3 out of 5
1-2-1 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken
¥6,823
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Situated in Kamakura, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Kamakura Performing Arts Center and Ofuna Kannon. Kanagawa Prefectural Ofuna Botanical Garden ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (279 reviews)

"All professional, very nice and clean, enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA

Popular things to do in Kamakura

Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine
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Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine

4.5/5(4 reviews)

You can find out about the history of Kamakura with a stop at Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu Shrine. While you're in the area, wander around Chinatown.

Great Buddha
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Great Buddha

4.5/5(4 reviews)

You can find out about the history of Kamakura when you stop by Great Buddha. While you're in the area, wander around Chinatown.

Yuigahama Beach
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Yuigahama Beach

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Yuigahama Beach during your travels in Kamakura? Amble around the area's seaside or visit its temples.

Hokokuji
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Hokokuji

5/5(1 review)

You can find out about the history of Kamakura with a stop at Hokokuji. Visit the area's shops or amble around its Chinatown.

Komachidori Shopping Street
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Komachidori Shopping Street

During your visit to Kamakura, you can browse for the perfect souvenirs at Komachidori Shopping Street. Amble around the area's seaside or visit its temples.

Hasedera
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Hasedera

4.5/5(2 reviews)

Find out about the history of Kamakura with a stop at Hasedera. While you're in the area, wander around Chinatown.

Top activities in Kamakura

Kamakura Half-day Private Custom Tour with Licensed Guide
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Kamakura Half-day Private Custom Tour with Licensed Guide

¥5,000
Per adult
Private Full-Day Customized Tour of Kamakura
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Private Full-Day Customized Tour of Kamakura

100% of travellers recommend
¥13,122
Per adult
Private Tour - A Journey through Kamakura on the Enoshima Electric Railway
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Private Tour - A Journey through Kamakura on the Enoshima Electric Railway

¥10,851
Per adult
Kamakura and Enoshima 1 Day Bus Tour
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Kamakura and Enoshima 1 Day Bus Tour

74% of travellers recommend
¥7,860
Per adult
Kamakura Private Custom Short Trip with Licensed Guide
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Kamakura Private Custom Short Trip with Licensed Guide

¥3,000
Per adult
Kamakura Full-day Private Custom Tour with Licensed Guide
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Kamakura Full-day Private Custom Tour with Licensed Guide

¥7,000
Per adult

Reviews of Kamakura

4.6

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 68.75%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 25%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 6.25%
2 - Disappointing
0
2 - Disappointing 0%
1 - Terrible
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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 25, 2019

Must walk from Kita Kamakura to Kamakura station . Love hiking around Kamakura area.

3/5 - Okay

Philip

Nov 1, 2018

Lots of great shrines and temples. Beware this is a weekend or day trip destination for the locals , it gets packed.