Best Things To Do in Kamakura, Japan

Whether you're visiting Kamakura for a few days or are a localite, Kamakura is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Kamakura. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Kamakura. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Kamakura. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Kamakura keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Kamakura listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Kamakura which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Kamakura will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Kamakura recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Kamakura

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Kamakura that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 18 itineraries
    Ofuna Image

    Tags: Temple, Statue

    Address: 1-5-3 Okamoto, Kamakura 247-0072, Kanagawa Prefecture

    If you are planning your trip to Kamakura then you must not miss the Ofuna Statue and Temple as these both are the main attractions of this place where numerous tourists just loved to visit on their w...Read more

  2. #2 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 20 itineraries
    Kamakura Seaside Park Image

    Tags: Park

    Address: 4 Chome- 7-1 Yuinghama Kamakura Kanagawa, Prefecture 248-0014 Japan

    It is one of the great and amazing parks situated in Japan. This is one of the ideal places for the kids. The main attraction of the place is the big area of the park, where you can easily stay with y...Read more

  3. #3 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 24 itineraries
    Daibutsu-great Buddha Kamakura, Japan

    Tags: Temple

    Address: 4 Chome 2-28- Hase Kamakura Kanagawa, Prefecture 248-0016 Japan

    Daibutsu Great Buddha Kamakura is the Buddhist temple situated in Japan. The temple is one of the ancient temples of Japan. According to reports, the temple is made for the worship of Great Buddha. In...Read more

  4. #4 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 111 itineraries
    Meigetsu-in Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Japan, 〒247-0062 Kanagawa Prefecture, Kamakura, Yamanouchi, 189

    Fugenzan Meigetsu-in, also known as The Temple of Hydrangeas (ajisai-dera), is an ancient temple built in 1383, located in Kanagawa, Japan. In June and July, the beautiful blue and pink flowers bloom ...Read more

  5. #5 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 680 itineraries
    Hongaku-ji Temple Image

    Address: Japan, 〒248-0006 Kanagawa-ken, Kamakura-shi, 小町Komachi, 1 Chome−1−12−12

    Google Reviews
    Thomas Roux

    Quite big shrine with a big wooden gate. Free to visit. Not possible to get or see inside the main building. The park is wide, a bit empty but has some nice trees.

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  6. #6 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
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    Jojuin Image

    Address: 1 Chome-1-1-5 Gokurakuji, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa-ken 248-0023, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Tony Alexander

    Most important thing to remember here is that this is a power-spot temple, and what that means is that many of the statues you can rub for good luck, healing, or fortune. There's a frog near the ent...

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  7. #7 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 1032 itineraries
    Jomyo-ji Temple Image

    Address: 3 Chome-3-8-31 Jōmyōji, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa-ken 248-0003, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Krishanswamy Sridharan

    The historic zen Budhdhist temple and the tea hosting hospitality was simply awesome. The Temple left me amazed. One of the greatest Budhdhist monument that I have seen.

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  8. #8 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
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    Ji Le Si  Image

    Address: 3 Chome-6-7 Gokurakuji, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa-ken 248-0023, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Tony Alexander

    Hydrangea heaven! Through these gates you have to hunch down to get in. The best time to visit this temple is in the summer for me! The hydrangea are mind blowing. Very rudimentary during off seas...

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  9. #9 of 66 Things To Do in Kamakura
    - Used in 651 itineraries
    Kaizo-ji Temple Image

    Address: 4 Chome-18-8 Ōgigayatsu, Kamakura-shi, Kanagawa-ken 248-0011, Japan

    Google Reviews
    Raymond Hung

    Free parking available. The temple itself is not so much interesting...

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Activities And Tours

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