Most Instagenic Places In Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture

Here're most Instagenic places in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. There're many Instagram worthy spots you can get 'like' in your SNS, such as 'Hokokuji Temple' with a beautiful bamboo garden, and 'Hasedera Temple' with a lovely Jizo image. Then, we selected best Instagenic ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Kamakura.

7 Most Instagenic Places In Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture

1Meigetsuin Temple

A Temple Of Hydrangeas

In June, there are 2500 trees of hydrangeas blooming at the approach and the precincts of the temple. They choose the breed and the color of hydrangeas. Because of that, I feel the dignified and modest beauty. The scenery was like a very color of Japanese rainy season.

2Houkoku-ji Temple

A Healing Place Of Fantastic Bamboo Grove

Leave the east gate of Kamakura Station, take the bus at the 5th bus stop, and get off at the 'Jomyo-ji', then walk 2min. The bamboo grove appearing after a little steep slope. I recommend to take a walk wearing 'yukata' in this 'THE' Japanese space. You can rent yukata.

3Bills Shichirigahama Store

Ricotta Pancake You can Eat In front of the Ocean

bills' is well known as the best breakfast in the world. The first shop in Japan, in Hichiriga-hama you can taste the spongy ricotta pancakes while seeing the ocean view.

4Hase-dera Temple

A Healing Jizo Image Standing Calmly In The Garden With Seasonal Flowers & Trees

A well-known spiritual power spot, Hase-dera Temple. Enjoy beautiful garden and then, pray solemnly. You can meet Jizo (a stone image of Jizo) at some places in the precinct and feel relaxed with this healing Jizo♪ Jizo with the power for good marriage is also popular here.

5Kamakura Kouko-mae Station, Enoshima Electric Railway

A Seafront Station Of Enoden. A Retro Flavor And A Leisurely Scene

Among the stations of Enoshima Electric Railway, Kamakura Kouko-mae St. is the nearest to the sea. The tasteful scene is often used for location shoots, and has a retro mood, somehow.

6Yuigahama Beach

Shonan Before Swimming Summer. Heaven For Surfers

At Yuiga-hama seashore, many people enjoy surfing all day thorough the year except for swimming season between July and August. You can also enjoy body boat enough even during the swimmable time.


Who Made? Why? A Mysterious Buddha Statue With Many Vicissitudes

Kamakura's symbol and well-known second statue of Buddha of Kotoku-in. It struck by disasters many times, and there's few materials to know its birth. It attracts us mysteriously.

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