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... with my second host now and boy have I been busy. First I got the train over to the ancient sea capital of Kamakura, home to the famous Daibutsu Statue. A giant bronze Buddha that has survived fires, tsunamis, and even earthquakes. After being ...
Even genoeg van de grote drukke stad, dus ontsnapt naar Kamakura, ten zuiden van Tokyo. Kamakura was ooit de hoofdstad van Japan (Kyoto en Nara ook en nu is het dus Tokyo - lijkt wel of iedere stad deze titel ooit heeft gehad...) en hierdoor staan er nog ...
... do not too much fear the gods which they have made." From here - so far only on urban streets - we went to Kamakura's oldest temple, Sugimoto-dera, founded in 734. A long, steep staircase leads to the wooden building put together without nails. Shoes ...
Today we went back to Kamakura where there is a series of old lochs from the time Kamakura was the capital city. The lochs failed and there were many ships from China that smashed into the shore. This was fun to explore at low tide. You can pick up shards ...
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4-2-28 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Kanto, Japan
This nearly 47-foot bronze statue of Amida Buddha is the second largest Buddha statue in Japan.
3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Kanto, Japan
This temple is most notable for its wooden statue of Kannon, the 11-headed goddess of mercy, but it also has a lovely garden and pond, and a viewing platform with a great city view.
2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Kanto, Japan
This important shrine, dating back to 1063, is a popular site for weddings and other events during the year, and is particularly beautiful during cherry blossom or azalea season.
Kamakura, Kanagawa, Kanto, Japan