Kamakura Images Gallery { 26 images } Created 18 Dec 2008

It's hard to believe that this quiet little town with its many temples was the political capital of Japan during the Kamakura shogunate, from 1185 to 1333. These days Kamakura is a very popular day trip from Tokyo for locals and tourists alike. Its principle draws are Shonan Beach, temples, gardens and nature trails.
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