Experience the monuments, temples, and beaches in Kamakura!

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

Where to stay in Kamakura

Shichirigahama
Shichirigahama, Kamakura, Japan

Shichirigahama

Shichirigahama is a neighborhood that welcomes all visitors.

Top Hotels in Kamakura

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
WeBase Kamakura - Hostel
WeBase Kamakura - Hostel
2 out of 5
Yuigahama 4-10-7, Kamakura, Kanagawa
¥6,546
per night
Nov 14 - Nov 15

Situated in Kamakura, this hostel is steps from Yuigahama and Kamakura Seaside Park. Zaimokuza Beach and Kamakura Museum of Literature are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (252 reviews)
Great place

"Amazing place - i would call it a 5-star hostel. It is run like a high-end hotel - professional staff, brand new rooms and amenities, comfortable beds, immaculately clean. It's located in the heart of Kamakura, steps away from the beach. My only concern was that the partition between rooms is not ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

WeBase Kamakura - Hostel
JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
3 out of 5
1-2-1 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken
¥7,255
per night
Nov 24 - Nov 25

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! (222 reviews)

"Very good. reasonable price with big room. Nice staff who help us a lot."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
Kamakura Prince Hotel
Kamakura Prince Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1-2-18 Shichirigahama-higashi, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken
¥7,853
per night
Nov 25 - Nov 26

Situated in Kamakura, this aparthotel 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 ...

4.2/5Excellent! (220 reviews)

"Excellent view of Endoshi Island and each room has a huge window facing the sea. Only negative part is that hotel is on a hill, so we needed to walk halfway up before taking the elevator which brings us to the top of the hotel where the rooms are. There is a shuttle from the train station, which ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Kamakura Prince Hotel

Popular things to do in Kamakura

Hakkeijima Sea Paradise
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Hakkeijima Sea Paradise

4/5(95 reviews)

Enjoy the thrills at Hakkeijima Sea Paradise and see why everyone loves this theme park in Kanazawa. Visit the area's shops or amble around its Chinatown.

Yokohama Stadium
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Yokohama Stadium

4.5/5(118 reviews)

Catch an event at Yokohama Stadium during your trip to Yokohama. Attend a sporting event or visit the shops in this culturally-rich area.

Yokohama Cosmo World
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Yokohama Cosmo World

4/5(47 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to Yokohama Cosmo World, a well-known attraction in Yokohama. Check out the shops and top-notch restaurants in this culturally-rich area.

Landmark Tower
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Landmark Tower

4.5/5(80 reviews)

Ride one of the world’s fastest elevators to the top of this landmark to see some of Yokohama’s best views.

Yokohama Marine Tower
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Yokohama Marine Tower

4/5(40 reviews)

Learn more about the local history when you visit Yokohama Marine Tower, a well-known historical site in Yokohama. Amble within Chinatown or visit the shops in this culturally-rich area.

Kawasaki Daishi
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Kawasaki Daishi

3.5/5(17 reviews)

Kawasaki Daishi is a well-known landmark worth seeing in Kawasaki Ward. Discover the top-notch restaurants and fascinating museums in this vibrant area.

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

With a National Licensed and Experienced English speaking guide, visit the Kamakura, the ancient capital of Japan and the home of samurai. Just 1 hour from Tokyo, this city is of great cultural importance to Japan.

Private Full-Day Customized Tour of Kamakura
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Private Full-Day Customized Tour of Kamakura

¥13,122

Get a chance to explore the sights of Kamakura at your own pace for a look at this historic center of fuedal Japan. A private vehicle and driver give you the freedom to visit the temples, shrines, and historical monuments that date back to the early days of the samurai.

Kamakura and Enoshima 1 Day Bus Tour
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Kamakura and Enoshima 1 Day Bus Tour

¥7,680

Depart from Tokyo to spend one day on the coast of Kamakura, one of Japan's most iconic cities! You will first visit Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, a religious site dedicated to the deity of war, according to the will of the samurai government that ruled this area of Japan.

Kamakura Private Custom Short Trip with Licensed Guide
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Kamakura Private Custom Short Trip with Licensed Guide

¥3,000

Visit the Kamakura, the ancient capital of Japan and the home of samurai. Just 1 hour from Tokyo, this city is of great cultural importance to Japan. Meet at your hotel or enywhere else you want, once you have arrived in Kamakura, your first stop will be at the Kotoku-in Buddhist temple.

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

¥7,000

With a National Licensed and Experienced English speaking guide, visit the Kamakura, the ancient capital of Japan and the home of samurai. Just 1 hour from Tokyo, this city is of great cultural importance to Japan.

Tokyo Kamakura, Enoshima & Yokohama Tour
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Tokyo Kamakura, Enoshima & Yokohama Tour

¥10,493

Enjoy Kamakura which has a different stunning appearances in every season. Influenced by the sea on the south side, Kamakura is gifted with cooler summer and warmer winter than other area in Japan. Once you here, you can visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, which is the most important shrine in Kamakura.

Reviews of Kamakura

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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.