Start at Kamakura Station
Great Buddha of Kamakura
The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kamakura Daibutsu) is a landmark of Kamakura. The bronze statue was cast in 1252 and stands 11.4 meters tall.
Zeniarai Benten Shrine
Zeniarai Benten Shrine is a popular shrine where visitors go to wash their money. It is said that the money washed in the shrine's spring will double.
Genjiyama Park is a hilltop park that lies along the Daibutsu Hiking Course. There is a statue of feudal lord Minamoto Yorimoto who established the new military government in Kamakura in the late 12th century.
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is one of the most important of several thousand shrines all over Japan that are dedicated to Hachiman, the patron god of the Minamoto family and of the samurai in general.
Komachidori Street is a lively shopping street that runs between Kamakura Station and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.