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Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

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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

ClosedClosed

  • 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

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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
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-12-26
@realDonaldTrump I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on t… https://t.co/mwB7s2J9pf
Melvin @TravelDudes - 2018-11-30
Exploring Tsurugaoka Hachimangu in Kamakura. Dating back to 1063, this is Kamakura's most important shrine, as it's… https://t.co/shEG7tutfZ
TRAVELDAVEUK @traveldaveuk - 2018-11-23
Tsurugaoka Hachimangū is one of the many Shinto shrine ⛩ you will find in the city of Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture… https://t.co/wYLln29egS
鎌倉ウェルカムガイド @KWGA93 - 2018-11-18
KWGA’ guests from Zermatt, Switzerland visited the Great Buddha, Zeniarai-benten shrine, and Tsurugaoka-hachimangu… https://t.co/hC6ElRzTR0
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-11-13
@VP @SecondLady @AbeShinzo I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would h… https://t.co/HA0izbOWnM
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-11-13
@VPPressSec @VP @AbeShinzo I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would h… https://t.co/9j2mQi63Om
Amy Clarke @Amys_Bakenekoya - 2018-11-05
We went to Kamakura today, here are some photos of Hasedera Temple, the giant statue of Amida Buddha at Kōtoku-in T… https://t.co/zH0wLBXdUa
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-25
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/zxy21JUyf2
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-21
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/NCdOZacufG
猫仔猫 @nekoamazon - 2018-10-21
I took a walk through Kamakura with my family.

It was a route that goes around Tsurugaoka Hachimangu after easy hi… https://t.co/UCOPVfF8wg
NATE @NattOverMe - 2018-10-17
鶴岡八幡宮🙏🏻⛩🇯🇵
I wash away my hands on both left and right before going to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine for prayer for… https://t.co/eTWbQh66sp

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