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!
... was SOOO GOOOD! The broth was perfectly seasoned and the noodles were the perfect texture. I wish I had a bigger stomach to order another. My friend (Cyrus) took us to a pub called "Hub" that is full of foreigners. Apparently lots of Japanese girls like to come here to chat with foreigners.
After a couple hours, we migrated over to a building that seemed to sell music and dvd's. There is a floor at this shop that sells/rents out porn DVD's for ...
... one with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup. They were so good. I think this is my favorite treat in Japan, After Harajuku we took the subway back to the Shinagawa station and we went to the food market to pick up food to take to the room. They have everything at the food market. Different rices, Gyoza, yakitori, sushi, tempura, Katsu and breads. We picked up some futomaki and Inari sushi and some teriyaki meatballs. I also picked up a sunomono salad. ...
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