Shrine of SAMURAI

‘Shrine of SAMURAI ’

TSURUGAOKA HACHIMANGU shrine is one of the most popular tourist spots in Kamakura, 50-55 minutes train from Tokyo.

It’s founded 1063 by MINAMOTO samurai family, deeply worshipped as a ‘God of victory’ by samurais in east part of Japan after samurai shogunate government established in Kamakura 1192.

MINATONO Yoritomo the founder of Samurai government

The front approach is the cute cherry tree-lined road following the road from the beach of Kamakura.

Cherry trees lined approach

It’s very beautiful in April.
There are 2 beautiful ponds with flowers both sides of the approach too .


You can see the nice view of Kamakura city from the main gate .
There are many romantic stories in this shrine, dance stage of the widow of samurai, 2 ponds of opponents, lucky stones etc..

If you’re interested in samurai history, check out here.
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Shrine of samurai in Kamakura

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