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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Kamakura
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Welcoming over two million visitors during just one major holiday alone, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine remains one of Japan's most popular religious sites. The complex contains both a Hachiman shrine (blending elements of Shinto and Buddhism) and a Tendai Buddhist temple, with examples of traditional Japanese architecture. The complex once boasted a 1000-year-old ginkgo tree, destroyed in the 2010 typhoon. An old stone stairway still stands as one of the site's major features. Arrange to visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and other attractions in Kamakura using our Kamakura tour planner.
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  • It is in the symbolic presence of the Kamakura tourist programmes. From Kamakura station-GE or Komachi walk head down and enjoy.
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  • It is a beautiful temple located next to Komachi Street, has a nice Museum on the "procession floats" and various objects related to the temple. The day that was coincided a wedding and it was nice to see both adults and children in kimono.
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  • See Yabusame by the time on where it is. It requires quite crowded on weekends, so be prepared.
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