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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Travel Guide - Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine


Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine was established in Kamakura by Minamoto-no-Yoriyoshi in 1063. Then the shrine was moved to the present location in 1180 by Minamoto-no-Yoritomo, who later established the Shogunate Government in Kamakura and became the first Kamakura Shogun. As a symbol of Kamakura, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu has attracted many visitors since then.
On its grounds are many interesting sights including Shrine Museum Peony Garden, and the Great Gingko. The tree fell down in 2010, but now, many sprouts are visible emerging form its stump. 60 stone steps lead up to the main shrine, which offers views over Kamakura City.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 6:00 - 20:30


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Kamakura Station on the JR lines or Enoden Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-1-31, Yukinoshita, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa, 248-0005


Shin Noguchi @shin_noguchi_jp - 2019-08-13
Wooden Wishing Plaques, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Yukinoshita, Kamakura, July 2019
#filmphotographic#madewithko… https://t.co/TAuokP7BRj
FHD Tokyo @fhdtokyo - 2019-08-07
Bonbori- matsuri/ festival is from Aug 7th to 9th
at Tsuruoka -Hachimangu/ shrine in Kamakura.
The lanterns are b… https://t.co/1kb50HRqI6
YUKARI*ALEX@CCPL☺️❤️💛💚💜💙 @ALEX54456095 - 2019-08-07
@sherrycherry914 Oh!! On this day when Asada-san was at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, you could see your fan art !!… https://t.co/OPVf83LFyX
제사 @ajejejessa - 2019-07-25
Making my way downtown walking fast, faces pass and I'm Japan bound @ Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine Of Kamakura,Japan https://t.co/fV4Vod6Phk
LIVE JAPAN @LIVEJAPANGuide - 2019-07-14
Just south of #Tokyo is historical #Kamakura - home to a bamboo forest, scenic beaches, and gorgeous views of Mt.… https://t.co/91jehqMMGk
鎌倉市歴史まちづくり推進担当 @kamakura_reki - 2019-07-02
【Historical Walk】
The raised approach to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine starts from the second gate. In front of the… https://t.co/U6ujwHtYT0
Going Awesome Places @GoAwesomePlaces - 2019-05-11
This is Tsurugaoka Hachimangū in the city of Kamakura. While yes the timing of our visit was a little crazy with Go… https://t.co/Bhc2YxD7Ud
Michael Zanardo @michael_zanardo - 2019-05-05
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine on the hill in the heart of Kamakura City with stairs terminating the axis of the main… https://t.co/9leC2V7awW
@Jakl 🌹 @jakl - 2019-05-01
Visited Kamakura city and the Tsurugaoka Hachimangū shrine. No photography in the museum but saw artifacts from 115… https://t.co/hSFgOufJwq
鎌倉ウェルカムガイド @KWGA93 - 2019-04-27
On Apr.27, KWGA guided a Italian couple to visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine, the Great Buddha and Hasedera temple… https://t.co/xamYjIkwyO
Jay | Life of Creed @LifeofCreed - 2019-04-25
The Kamakura museum houses sculptures, pictures, dolls, and other art pieces. It is a hidden gem located on the gro… https://t.co/OV6aS9M4is
LovelyNatureNZ @LovelyNatureNZ - 2019-04-19
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu in Kamakura. Inspired by colours from the shrine and nature. https://t.co/OaMQNskxX2
yoshi priest @YoshiPriest - 2019-04-18
with stingerrocks
After work, I came to a Japanese shrine 場所: Tsurugaoka Hachimangū https://t.co/pdhMNgcWQ1
キャシー @thelostchibi - 2019-04-14
I got this from Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine 2 years ago. I was just told that I should have thrown it away or retu… https://t.co/9BKXFM1RvV
Eva 🇮🇹 @Icherina - 2019-04-08
Tsurugaoka Hachimangū (鶴岡八幡宮) is the most important Shinto shrine in the city of Kamakura. #buddha #meditation… https://t.co/ohY5II6xA0
South of Tokyo,神奈川 @Visit_Kanagawa - 2019-04-04
Why not participate in the #Kamakura Festival? At Tsurugaoka Hachimangu #Shrine, demonstration of #horseback archer… https://t.co/mN1t9jLqZk
SovietSpecial (in Japan!) @SovietSpecial - 2019-03-31
So while at the Tsurugaoka-hachimangu Shrine I happened to witness a Japanese wedding. This is the second time I’ve… https://t.co/za5nqqv43b
SovietSpecial (in Japan!) @SovietSpecial - 2019-03-31
So while at the Tsurugaoka-hachimangu Shrine I happened to witness a Japanese wedding. This is the second time I’ve… https://t.co/za5nqqv43b
Alana @An_Alien_Abroad - 2019-03-28
Will I be posting photos of sakura every day this week? Probably. Will I regret it? Not at all ☺️🌸💕
This was taken… https://t.co/5Vc0rL4vXo
Tokyonobo @Tokyonobo - 2019-03-27
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is a shrine located at the center of the city of Kamakura, and in its precinct you can enjoy… https://t.co/BZYn7vtLHR
The Yorkshire Times @TheYorksTimes - 2019-03-26
Kamakura is an important religious centre and was the capital of Japan from 1185 to 1333. It is filled with shrines… https://t.co/D4h7ObmEdN
The Yorkshire Times @TheYorksTimes - 2019-03-26
Kamakura is an important religious centre and was the capital of Japan from 1185 to 1333. It is filled with shrines… https://t.co/RjSAT8QoYY
Shin Noguchi @shin_noguchi_jp - 2019-03-25
contact 20190319 no.03 - no.10, the last street shot and selfie on M6, and first selfie and street shot on MP, at T… https://t.co/p1rnKkpeJH
PDX Japanese Garden @PDXJapaneseGdn - 2019-03-20
A cutting from a famed ginkgo located near the shrine 'Tsurugaoka Hachimangu' in Kamakura is planted in the entry g… https://t.co/BDbB6fznfw
Shin Noguchi @shin_noguchi_jp - 2019-03-15
it's a new stuff for the rental kimono? nop it's own antique, Three Sisters, New Year’s Day, Dan Kazura, the approa… https://t.co/me6wRSvin2
Yoshi_301063 @Yoshi_301063 - 2019-02-25
Visited Kamakura, where it is told over 20 million tourists visit every year, for the first time in 5 years.
Photo:… https://t.co/upUkPlhVD8
Osamu Osawa @Japanesian_ - 2019-01-18
Day trip to Kamakura today. Temple visits. This shot is from Tsurugaoka-hachimangu Shrine.

#tsurugaokahachimangu… https://t.co/XVxUrIL4te
ランママ @Ranmama0609 - 2019-01-08
@CoopersCornerTD It is this kind of scenery that I live in.
1 & 2 is visible from Shonan Coast Mt. Fuji.
3 is a sh… https://t.co/BG1sG2QiYO
AnziFanSuppport @AnziFanSupport - 2019-01-04
📷 Kamakura walking  Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine 2019-01-04 04:30:40 I went for a New Year’s visit.... https://t.co/MgFdfAF74b
Lyndsey Stimson @LynZLeigh - 2019-01-01
Happy New Year from the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura! We went and had our 2019 blessed according to the… https://t.co/Covr5FLslx


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