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Grave of Minamoto Yoritomo, Kamakura

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Given the easy access from Tokyo via a number of public transport options, the vast majority of visitors to Kamakura choose to stay in the capital and head here for a day trip. If you feel there's too much to see in one day, then you'll be pleased to find a decent selection of accommodations in Kamakura itself. Down by the sea sit perhaps the most luxurious of the crop, with sea views high on the list of desires for those who stay here. Follow the river as it snakes inland past the train station, and you'll see a good number of more standard hotels, as well as particularly budget-friendly guesthouses.
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  • ...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto Yoritomo was the founder of the Kamakura Shogunate. The monument itself is not the original grave, as t...  more »
  • Close to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu shrine, the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo is a must-see for any Japanese history buff, especially if interested in the Heike/Genji history. Minamoto no Yoritomo was...  more »
  • This is the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo, a shogun warrior who was once the militar boss of Japan. He was the founder of Kamakura Shogun, or militar government. The grave is a five floor stone pagoda...  more »