Kamakura Day Trip: Things to Do

Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Kamakura - Kamakura day trip

Kamakura is a beautiful town located on the Shōnan coast of Kanagawa Prefecture. It’s very popular with Tokyo residents because of the seaside. Thanks to its location close to Tokyo (about an hour) the coastal town of Kamakura makes a perfect destination for a day trip from Tokyo. The many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, green […]

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Day trip to Enoshima: Exploring a quaint coastal town

Mount Fuji sunset - Enoshima day trip

Enoshima and Kamakura are two beautiful towns located on the Shōnan coast of Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture. At less than an hour from Tokyo, Enoshima is the perfect destination for a day trip away from the hustle and bustle of the capital. Enoshima is a lovely small seaside town connected to Fujisawa by the Enoshima Benten […]

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Journey in Japan: Temple hopping in Tokyo – Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple

Day 2 Temple hopping in Tokyo (Meiji shrine – Senso-ji temple) After the busy day discovering Central Tokyo and Odaiba, my next step was to visit the two main religious building in Tokyo Meiji shrine and Senso-ji temple. Exploring Meiji shrine Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) is one of the most important Shinto shrines. It was […]

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