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Kamakura Museum of National Treasures

2-1-1 Yukinoshita, Kamakura 248-0005, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 467-22-0753
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Small, peaceful meseum with great content from Kamakura Period temples

A small museum in the Hachiman-gu grounds, focussing on Kamakura period items relocated from local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ignatius455
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Dorking, United Kingdom
Great Little Museum

This little museum has some great sculptures. Unfortunately photos were not allowed, so I can't... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
dapaze
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South Bend, Indiana
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3 weeks ago
“Small, peaceful meseum with great content from Kamakura Period temples”
Apr 17, 2018
“Great Little Museum”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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2-1-1 Yukinoshita, Kamakura 248-0005, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 467-22-0753
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small museum in the Hachiman-gu grounds, focussing on Kamakura period items relocated from local Buddhist temples. About half the exhibits are wooden sculptures, but there’s also paintings and industrial art objects – I was particularly struck by a writing box, with 13-tools including a...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This little museum has some great sculptures. Unfortunately photos were not allowed, so I can't share them with you. I guess you will just have to see for yourselves.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This well worth visit if you are at the Hachimangu Shrine. The sculpture in particular is a vivid representing of the Kamakura School. Quite exquisite and extraordinary.

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Reviewed 13 April 2015

Here is where many of the priceless sculptures from nearby temples have been collected. The Kamakura period features highly realistic wood carved sculptures that are as expressive and artistic as those done in Europe. Especially memorable are the 12 generals guarding Buddha and attendants. Highly...More

2  Thank Peter V
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