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...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Dave_Cowley_Road
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This is the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo, a shogun warrior who was once the militar boss of... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2014
Pablo A
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto Yoritomo was the founder of the Kamakura Shogunate. The monument itself is not the original grave, as this was lost some ago. But it does apparently...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Close to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu shrine, the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo is a must-see for any Japanese history buff, especially if interested in the Heike/Genji history. Minamoto no Yoritomo was both the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate, which saw Japan...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

This is the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo, a shogun warrior who was once the militar boss of Japan. He was the founder of Kamakura Shogun, or militar government. The grave is a five floor stone pagoda. The place is surprisingly quiet - no sign...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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