Inamuragasaki, Kamakura

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Inamuragasaki is a cape at the western end of Yuigahama (Beach) in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The cape divides Yuigahama from Shichirigahama (Beach) and Enoshima. Its name seems to stem from its shape, similar to a stack of rice at harvest time (an inamura). At its foot on the Shichirigahama side there is a park, the Inamuragasaki Park.HistoryBecause the ancient Tōkaidō highway passed along the sea south of this cape before heading to the Miura Peninsula, before the opening of the Gokuraku Pass Inamuragasaki was the traditional point of entry to Kamakura at the time of the Kamakura shogunate. Now crossed by a road (see photo), it used to be impassable by land and was therefore one of the natural defenses that made Kamakura an impregnable fortress.For this reason, it appears often in the historical record. It is first mentioned in the Genpei Jōsuiki because the Miura clan in 1180 crossed it twice to go rescue Minamoto no Yoritomo at the battle of Ishibashiyama. The troops didn't arrive in time, Yoritomo was defeated and the Miura had to go back the way they had come.The cape then appears in the Kaidōki because its author in 1223 passed it to enter Kamakura. Inamuragasaki is also mentioned in the Azuma Kagami, the Man'yōshū, the Heike Monogatari and the Taiheiki, although the first two call it with its old name, Mikoshinosaki.
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  • In the evening the best spots. You can enjoy the sunset on the sea bottom of the Kamakura. It is best to slowly see the sand as the sun sets.
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  • Inamuragasaki Jane inamura is. Point surfing, a surprising and famous sights. Mt. Fuji and Enoshima looks perfect. I should bother looked at the scenery, stop by because I think very few people going to recommend.
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  • Go to the Kamakura great Buddha, walking the shoreline in this park. And I relaxed in the Park near the sea breeze on sunny days. Enoshima also looked good. I think even bench, toilet and grass, to our picnic lunch, and a good place! There was worldwide bacteriologist Robert monument square on the top of the stairs. Now let's go, bring your lunch ~ ~ ❣ ️
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