Kamakura is a small city in Kanagawa Prefecture, south of , . It is a very popular destination among Tokyoites for its beaches, lively center and many temples. It is the perfect place to take a day off from Tokyo's stress.
Photo: S.fukasawa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Shinto shrine
Tsurugaoka Hachimangū is the most important Shinto shrine in the city of Kamakura, , . Photo: Fg2, Public domain.

The is a small museum in Kamakura, Kanagawa, , that contains material about writers who have lived, died, or were active in the city of Kamakura itself. Photo: Urashimataro, Public domain.

Railway station
is a railway station on the Yokosuka Line in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Buddhist temple
Zuirokusan Engaku Kōshō Zenji, or , is one of the most important Zen Buddhist temple complexes in and is ranked second among Kamakura's Five Mountains. Photo: Fg2, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a small city in , about an hour by train south of . Photo: Tadashi Okoshi, CC BY 2.0.

is one of the 18 wards of the city of in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the name of a region along the coast of in , central . Photo: Quercus acuta, CC BY-SA 4.0.


35.3296° or 35° 19' 46.4" north
139.5444° or 139° 32' 39.9" east
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7 metres (23 feet)
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  • Arabic: Kamakura, Kanagawa
  • Arabic: كاماكورا
  • Arabic: كاماكورا، كاناغاوا
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  • Chinese: Kamakura-chhī
  • Chinese: 鎌倉
  • Chinese: 鎌倉市
  • Chinese: 镰仓
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  • Kannada: ಕಾಮಕುರಾ
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  • Korean: 가마쿠라 시
  • Korean: 가마쿠라시
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  • Mazanderani: کاماکورا، کاناگاوا
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  • Serbian: 鎌倉市
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  • Slovenian: Kamakura
  • South Azerbaijani: کاماکورا، کاناقاوا
  • Spanish: Kamakura
  • Spanish: Kamakura Kanagawa
  • Swedish: Kamakura, Kanagawa
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  • Thai: คะมะกุระ
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  • Tumbuka: Kamakura
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  • Vietnamese: Liêm Thương
  • Waray (Philippines): Kamakura
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  • Wolof: Kamakura
  • Wu Chinese: 镰仓市
  • Yue Chinese: 鎌倉
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