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Kamakura Hiking Trails, Kamakura

(4.6/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Scenic wooded paths take you through a number of picturesque temples and shrines at Kamakura Hiking Trails. Stretching between Sagami Bay and the surrounding hills, the trails serve as popular moderate trekking routes for those who want to enjoy nature and culture. Featuring three major routes, the trails offer shaded walks in the western, northern, and eastern hills, each packed with religious sites steeped in history, including a famous statue of Great Buddha. The starting point for the most frequently trodden path sits within walking distance of Kamakura Station, with a handful of convenience stores along the trails. Make Kamakura Hiking Trails a centerpiece of your Kamakura vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kamakura itinerary planner.
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  • We took the train to ofuna and stayed at shin kamakura thinking downtown. So we used this path by chance... what a nice surprise. Landscapes beautiful songs of birds and maybe two or three people all under a drizzle. The ride is a bit long but is done without being a great athlete.
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  • This is a muddy walk but was a delightful up and down stroll from temple to temple. Take all day. I did it from the Great Buddha to Kita-Kamakura in half a day, but I wish I had had more time. I think...  more »
  • We arrived in Kamakura by train and got off at the Kita-kamakura. Just arrived we walked to the area of the temples but one passed literally amid the machines so we decided to take the path in the Woods, without sapera what would reserved. Gradually we enter the small forest feel that civilization is walking away, no more noises and after two full days among people in Tokyo seemed to have made peace with the world huge trees, dense vegetation and rugged paths, beautiful ... at times tiring but still beautiful. The day before it had been raining so there was mud everywhere, I was with the all stars. Maybe do it with different shoes and two weather information
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