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The wooded hills of Kamakura contain numerous hiking trails, many of which connect the various temples.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are several trails and it is very comfortable and easy to walk. You can see the beautiful scenary, on a clear day you may see Mt.Fuji, we were not that lucky. It was fairly busy when we went in the late morning

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dilip P
Reviewed 25 January 2019

These are easy trails for anyone who is wearing a comfortable pair of walking shoes. Among my favorites is the Gionyama Trail, about 1.5 kms from start to finish. At one end is Yagumo Shrine. During winter's immaculately clear days you can see Mt. Fuji....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank warrenD190
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Was advised to visit Kamakura by Tokyoite - it was a lovely day out of the city. Hiking, Big Buddha, beach and delightful little streets. Walked from Kamakura to Zushi to get back on the train - took about an hour or so. Found a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suzyQoo
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This is another good attraction to view when you visit Tokyo in the Ginza region....its easily accessible by train in the there great subway that is easy to access...A bit of walking but its enjoyable as the time rolls on.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LDRTWO
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Kamakura is beautiful ancient town. It is well-known by the Buddhist temple, Great Buddha statue, and cave with small Buddha statues. You can watch the process to make a cup of matcha tea and enjoy it. But I prefer to wander around small streets, see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

If you want to go from The Big Buddha to Zeni Arai Benten (money washing shrine), the best way to go when the weather is fine is the hiking trails. They are a bit steep in places, but generally they are an easy hike and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Canmaninjapan
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Don't miss out on the Kamakura experience, as it's one of the best cultural lessons you will find. Also, while walking around, get out on the city streets and visit the little shops and restaurants for some great eats!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Frank B
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The Kamakura Hiking trail is a great way to see a bit of the Japanese countryside, get some exercise and make your way between the Kamakura sites. In no time at all you will feel away from civilization, but are never more than a few...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MelissaPeery
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

This is a really fun little hike and a great activity to do in Kamakura. We really enjoyed it. When we went it wasn’t crowded.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lizj957
Reviewed 1 March 2018

we didnt take part in any guided tour or follow any marked hiking trail just spent a delightful day wandering up to the Great Buddha exiting the station to the right, and meandering up the hill through the very appealing village, accompanied all the way...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from alan3232018 | Reviewed this property |
I suppose so, if you want to rush and not see anything else. Daibutsu (the Big Buddha) is up a hill, inland, about a kilometer. A tsunami in the 12th century(?) is said to have moved it....Enjoy! Make more time if you can!
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