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KamakuraJapan

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
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kamakura-Ofuna Higashiguchi
Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kamakura-Ofuna Higashiguchi
3 out of 5
1-22-3 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa
¥6,364
per night
Apr 22 - Apr 23

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

4.4/5Excellent! (49 reviews)
Good choice for Kamakura

"Good place to stay for sightseeing the Kamakura and Enoshima area."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020

Sotetsu Fresa Inn Kamakura-Ofuna Higashiguchi
Kamakura Prince Hotel
Kamakura Prince Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1-2-18 Shichirigahama-higashi, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken

Situated near the beach, 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 ...

4.2/5Excellent! (286 reviews)
Mt Fuji room

"Breakfast and coffee is v good! But the room condition esp bathrooms are due for renovation. Amenities like towels are v old. I have never used hotel towels this old and hard before. For the price we are paying, it’s not a good deal. But do book Fuji Mountain View if u stay here."…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2019

Kamakura Prince Hotel
JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
JR-EAST HOTEL METS KAMAKURA OFUNA
3 out of 5
1-2-1 Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken
¥6,727
per night
May 6 - May 7

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! (307 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 beaches 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

¥23,000
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 6hr Historic Kamakura: Temples, Shrines and street food walking tour.
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Private 6hr Historic Kamakura: Temples, Shrines and street food walking tour.

¥11,357
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
Design Your Own Hanko Name Seal in Kamakura
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Design Your Own Hanko Name Seal in Kamakura

¥7,852
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
11
5 - Excellent 68.75%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 25%
3 - Okay
1
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.