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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

TweetsTweets

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
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-15
@USAmbJapan @JMSDF_PAO @USNavy I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that wou… https://t.co/czvyypYt4P
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-14
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/as7mFswToQ
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-12
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/xskevs4Ye4
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-11
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/1taMvqxvPV
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-09
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/fZnPtsxuij
tayutayu7489/安倍総理応援団 @TsRockfield - 2018-10-08
I visited Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura.

Thinking the collision that would happen on the Korean Peninsu… https://t.co/mrbq5o1VJY
Kerlin @KerlinInJapan - 2018-10-01
After that walked to the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shinto shrine https://t.co/Nqlf1VfnHC
Daiichi Taxi PR English @daiichi_taxi_EN - 2018-09-24
In Kamakura, about an hour from Tokyo, at the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, every 3rd Sunday in April, 3rd Sunday i… https://t.co/DvuC2bR76t
Masa @mappy_rider - 2018-09-16
Today, I saw horseback archery 'Yabusame' at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura. Yabusame was so brave and co… https://t.co/Ifs5TV834M
The Gov't of Japan @JapanGov - 2018-09-15
Horses gallop, arrows sing & targets split in a traditional Yabusame performance. See Japan's mid-century equestria… https://t.co/WCiU9BUi98
japan @japan - 2018-09-15
Horses gallop, arrows sing & targets split in a traditional Yabusame performance. See Japan's mid-century equestria… https://t.co/llyHRmf1j9
omoichiba_English edition @omoichiba - 2018-09-04
It is the oldest temple in Chiba City, Chibaji It was founded in 709.Ginkgo in the precincts is symbolized more tha… https://t.co/pIwQjb0umf
ヨシナミ @joseph_nami - 2018-08-27
@ErikVelazquezP Yes I live in😎
Kamakura is famous for Great buddha and Tsurugaoka hachimangu shrine!
Robin Randolph @robinrandolph - 2018-08-22
even on a stormy day, the shrine looks pretty fine 👌🏼⛩ @ Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine Of Kamakura,Japan https://t.co/YgA3tX8iSw
鎌倉ウェルカムガイド @KWGA93 - 2018-08-10
KWGA guided 7 Americans, who were visitors invited by the town Ami-machi, Ibaraki prefecture as the representatives… https://t.co/BydfIQkhXW

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