TripAdvisor Reviews Shangrila Tsuruoka Kamakura
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... tourist destination with many interesting shops, restaurants, and activities. We all went for a rickshaw ride, pulled by one of the many handsome, very fit young men who are hired to pull tourists. They even give a "running" commentary on some of the main local sights on the route and stopped to take some photos along the way. It was a very enjoyable experience. Our final stop before going to our hotel was the Hasedera Temple. This temple ...
I´ve been to Kamakura! This one and a half-hour train ride from Tokyo was definitely worth it. Kamakura is a place by the Pacific Ocean holding tons of temples, beaches, forests and mountains. And lets not forget the Great Buddha of Kamakura - one of the largest daibutsus (Buddha statues) in Japan. Having a 13 meter high, 121 tons heavy bronze Amida Buddha ...
... curve, the trail narrowed to only a few inches wide. Glad the kids were ahead of me and I didn't have to watch them cross that section!
Later on, the trail came out through a residential area and we walked passed some homes, up a road and at the top there was a view of Zushi Beach. At the end of the 2 hour hike, we came out by the Big Buddha in Kamakura. It was such a fun family day in the beautiful scenery and meeting new friends!
... a corker of a game. The lead changed six times, with the Giants levelling the score at 5-5 with a home run in the 9th innings before sneaking a 6-5 win in an 11 inning game that lasted over four hours.
Spent most of Friday was spent in Akihabara. This of course is Tokyo’s electric town, where all manner of the latest in electronic gadgetry can be found. It is also the hub of Japanese geek culture. Scoff all you like, but spending by ...
... away to buy green tea ice cream from an outdoor vendor. The vendor would not allow him to walk off with us while eating his ice cream. Instead, he had to stand in a small area marked for eating. The same thing happened to friends who tried to buy a small pastry or candy from street vendors. They had to stand at the location and eat it there! ...
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