Kamakura
in Kamakura Shi of Kanagawa, Japan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.309 and 139.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 18' 32" and E 139° 33' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yen - JPY
Spoken languages:
Japanese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:24 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Tokyo
UTC/GMT offset: 9 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:22 am and 6:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-28.605 and -48.819 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Farol de Santa Marta
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Japan in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Japan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Japan. Last Update: 2020-04-05 07:24:15

Discover Kamakura

Kamakura in Kamakura Shi (Kanagawa) with it's 166,016 citizens is a city in Japan about 27 mi (or 44 km) south of Tokyo, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kamakura is now 07:24 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Tokyo with an UTC offset of 9 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kamakura, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Japan is Atsugi Naval Air Facility in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Japan is Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration in a distance of 47 mi (or 75 km), West. We discovered 6 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zushi, Fujisawa, Yokosuka, Chigasaki and Yokohama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 54 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 17 km/h (10 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 49% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 6th of April 2020

14°C (58 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

15°C (59 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

17°C (62 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kamakura Park Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
33 6, SAKANOSHITA, KAMAKURA SHI, KANAGAWA, 248 0021, JAPAN.
2480021 Shonan
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Hotel Mets Kamakura Ofuna

Address
0,3 mi
1-2-1, Ofuna, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa
247-0056 Kamakura
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


(RYOKAN) Kotsubo Kaigan Rinka

Address
0,8 mi
5 8 3, KOTSUBO, ZUSHI SHI, KANAGAWA, 249 0008, JAPAN.
2490008 Shonan
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


(RYOKAN) Iwamotoro Honkan

Address
4,0 mi
2 2 7, ENOSHIMA, FUJISAWA SHI, KANAGAWA, 251 0036, JAPAN.
2510036 Fujisawa Shi
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


(RYOKAN) Shonan Enoshima Ebisuya

Address
3,9 mi
1 4 16, ENOSHIMA, FUJISAWA, KANAGAWA 251 0036, JAPAN.
2510036 Enoshima,,Fujisawa-Shi
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hayamakan (Kanagawa)

Address
2,7 mi
980, HORIUCHI, HAYAMA MACHI MIURA GUN, KANAGAWA, 240 0112, JAPAN.
2400112 Miura Gun Hayama Machi
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Kamakura Mori

Address
0,7 mi
1 5 21, KOMACHI, KAMAKURA SHI, KANAGAWA 248 0006, JAPAN.
2480006 Kamakura Shi
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


(RYOKAN) Kaihinso Kamakura

Address
0,5 mi
4 8 14, YUIGAHAMA, KAMAKURA SHI, KANAGAWA, 248 0014, JAPAN.
2480014 Shonan
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Toyoko Inn Shonan Kamakura Fujisawa-eki Kita-guchi

Address
4,3 mi
515-1 Fujisawa
251-0052 Fujisawa-shi
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Minshuku Yamakawa

Address
0,6 mi
3 11 41, YUIGAHAMA, KAMAKURA SHI, KANAGAWA, 248 0014, JAPAN.
2480014 Kamakura Shi
Japan

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

横須賀線鎌倉駅 Kamakura Station on Yokosuka Line

Published: March 31, 2014
Length: 47:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yatchan72

鎌倉駅発着の「横須賀線」・「成田エクスプレス」・「湘南新宿ライン」。 "Yokosuka line" train, the "Narita Express", and "Shonan-Shinjuku Line", departing and...


president Obama's motorcade leaving Kamakura オバマ大統領の車列

Published: November 15, 2010
Length: 33:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nittukyo


A Visit to Kamakura

Published: November 16, 2013
Length: 41:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JapanCultureNYC

http://www.japanculture-nyc.com visits the ancient city of Kamakura, Japan.


president Obama's motorcade visiting Kamakura オバマ大統領の車列

Published: November 15, 2010
Length: 05:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: nittukyo


Kamakura 鎌倉 (FoF45)

Published: January 11, 2009
Length: 40:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jaf1999x

Day 267 in Japan: Seeing Zeniarai-benten, Hase-dera, the Kamakura Daibutsu and having sweet potato ice cream.


Obama in Kamakura, Japan オバマ大統領の車列 (11/14/2010)

Published: November 14, 2010
Length: 21:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: blueskyallblue

オバマ大統領が鎌倉の大仏を見にやって来ました。 @由比ヶ浜.


Springtime in Enoshima and Kamakura  江ノ島 鎌倉

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 51:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mark PS

Daytrip to Enoshima and Kamakura, March 28th 2015. From Shinjuku station in Tokyo we took the Odakyu Line as far as Fujisawa before hopping on the Enoden electric railway to Enoshima, Hase...


鎌倉市 JR鎌倉駅 男子トイレ JR Kamakura Station men's toilet

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 44:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: トイレ見る

撮影日 2013年12月28日 JR鎌倉駅の男子トイレ。 電車が到着すると、急に混むのでご注意を。 センサー式 ウォシュレット 無 トイレの住所は、神...


鎌倉/江の島 - Kamakura Enoshima | Sony α7R (ILCE-7R) | αと旅する

Published: September 08, 2014
Length: 35:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: arietta

鎌倉市観光協会:http://www.kamakura-info.jp ・Kamakura City Tourist Association:http://en.kamakura-info.jp ・Sony α:http://www.sony.jp/ichigan/ ロケ地:鶴岡八幡宮,...


115系クモハ115-318ホリデー快速鎌倉前面展望 鎌倉Kamakura→横浜Yokohama Cabview

Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 21:33 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jeaen

【ご注意】本動画は行楽客で車内が混雑しています。音量にご注意ください。 横須賀線上り~武蔵野線直通ホリデー快速鎌倉号南越谷行きで鎌倉...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kamakura shogunate

The Kamakura shogunate was a Japanese feudal military government. The heads of government were the shoguns. The first three were members of the Minamoto clan. The next two were members of the Fujiwara clan. The last six were minor Imperial princes. These years are known as the Kamakura period. The period takes its name from the city where the Minamoto shoguns lived. After 1203, the Hōjō clan held the office of Shikken. In effect, the shikken governed in the name of the shoguns.

Located at 35.3167, 139.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura shoguns, Feudal Japan, 1333 disestablishments, States and territories established in 1185

Wadazuka Station

Wadazuka Station is a railway station on the Enoshima Electric Railway (Enoden) located in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is 9.2 kilometers from the terminus of the Enoden at Fujisawa Station.

Located at 35.3136, 139.545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Kanagawa Prefecture

Yuigahama

is a beach near Kamakura, a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The relation between the beach and its neighboring areas is complex. Although Yuigahama is legally the entire 3.2 km beach that goes from Inamuragasaki, which separates it from Shichirigahama, to Zaimokuza's Iijima cape, which separates it from Kotsubo and the Miura Peninsula, the name is customarily used to indicate the portion west of the Namerigawa river, while the eastern half is called Zaimokuza Beach .

Located at 35.3084, 139.546 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Beaches of Japan, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Geography of Kanagawa Prefecture

An'yō-in (Kamakura)

An'yō-in is a Jōdo shū Buddhist temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan. Famous for its azaleas, it was named after its founder's (great historical figure Hōjō Masako) posthumous name. The main object of worship is Amida Nyorai, but it also enshrines Senju Kannon, Goddess of Mercy. An’yō-in is Number three of the 33 temples of the Bandō Sanjūsankasho pilgrimage circuit.

Located at 35.3141, 139.555 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Buddhism in Japan

Zaimokuza

is an area within the Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref. , in Japan that runs along the sea from Cape Iijima near Kotsubo harbor to the estuary of the Namerigawa. The relation between the beach's name and that of its neighboring areas is complex. Although Yuigahama is in fact the entire 3.2 km beach that goes from Inamuragasaki to Zaimokuza's Iijima cape, the name is usually used to indicate just its half west of the Namerigawa river, while the eastern half is called Zaimokuza Beach .

Located at 35.3062, 139.549 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura, Kanagawa

Moto Hachiman

Moto Hachiman is a small but very old and historically important Shinto shrine in Kamakura, Kanagawa Pref. , Japan.

Located at 35.3127, 139.553 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura, Kanagawa, Shinto shrines in Kanagawa Prefecture

Nameri River (Kanagawa)

The Nameri River is a river that goes from the Asaina Pass in northern Kamakura, Kanagawa to the beach in Yuigahama, for a total length of about 8 km. Although Yuigahama is in fact the name of the entire 3.2 km beach that goes from Inamuragasaki to Zaimokuza's Iijima cape, the name is usually used just for its half west of the Namerigawa river's estuary, while the eastern half is called Zaimokuza Beach .

Located at 35.3091, 139.546 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura, Kanagawa, Rivers of Kanagawa Prefecture

Hatakeyama Shigeyasu's grave

Hatakeyama Shigeyasu's grave was a Kamakura period warrior who fell victim of political intrigue in 1205. The grave under a tabu no ki tree near the Yuigahama end of Wakamiya Ōji Avenue in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan and next to Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū's first torii is traditionally supposed to be his. It is an Important Cultural Property and a famous example of hōkyōintō (a type of pagoda).

Located at 35.3132, 139.548 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura, Kanagawa, Taira clan, Cemeteries in Japan, Buildings and structures in Kanagawa Prefecture, Visitor attractions in Kanagawa Prefecture

Ōmachi (Kanagawa)

Ōmachi is a locality (a machi or chō) in Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, defined as the part of town south of the Ebisubashi bridge on the Namerigawa. The part of town north of the same bridge is called Komachi .

Located at 35.3139, 139.554 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura, Kanagawa

Ōmachi Ōji

is the name of a street in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan, which begins at Geba Yotsukado and ends at the Nagoshi Pass. It takes its name from the district of Ōmachi, which it crosses. At the time of the shogunate it was the most important road that went from east to west. The entertainment and red-light district of the city used to be at the intersection between Komachi Ōji and Ōmachi Ōji.

Located at 35.3147, 139.553 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kamakura, Kanagawa

Chōshō-ji

Chōshō-ji is a Buddhist temple of the Nichiren Shū in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan. It's one of a group of three built near the site in Matsubagayatsu (Valley of Pine Needles where Nichiren, founder of the Buddhist sect that bears his name, is supposed to have had his hut. The first part of its name derives from the founder's last name, the second is an alternative reading of the characters for Nagakatsu, the founder's first name.

Located at 35.3102, 139.557 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Nichiren Buddhism

Kōmyō-ji (Kamakura)

is a Buddhist temple of the Jōdo sect in Zaimokuza, near Kamakura, Japan, the only major one in the city to be close to the sea. Kōmyō-ji is number one among the Kantō Jūhachi Danrin, a group of 18 Jōdo temples established during the Edo period by Tokugawa Ieyasu, and dedicated to both the training of priests and scholarly research. It is also the sect's head temple for the Kantō region.

Located at 35.3032, 139.555 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buddhist temples in Kamakura, Kanagawa

Districts of the same city

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Other districts

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kamakura, كاماكورا, Горад Камакура, کاماکورا، کاناگاوا, 鎌倉市, 鎌倉, 가마쿠라 시, Камакура, Kamakura-chhī, คะมะกุระ, 镰仓市