A great day trip from Tokyo, Kamakura is a must. We wanted somewhere we could go for a walk in the Japanese countryside and this was perfect. Loads of temples to see on the way but the trail was the highlight for us. Get off...More
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I went on the Daibutsu Hiking Trail to get from the quieter temple cluster to where the main town centre and tourist crowds are. The recommended 60 - 90 minutes recommended is an underestimate, if, like me, you are not very fit. Coming from a...More
There are a few routes to follow and we ended up getting rather lost and having to get a train back to Kamakura! We walked far! The hiking is lovely, most of it is pretty easy going, some of it is pretty steep with large...More
Well well, in the forest, hiking trails, ... this budha is small pause during climbing, but really, he is not so huge as he looks at some pictures. :D Anyway, interesting, but trails are better. You are climbing in quite easy ways and if your...More
After visiting the shrine we decided to take a hiking trail the way back. We got lost, but our GPS helped. It is not a difficult hike. the first part is by far the hardest.
My tour through Kamakura with Yoko was brilliant! The destination was beautiful, serene and spiritual - just what I was hoping from my trip to Japan! The temples and shrines nestled amongst the diverse and extensive gardens and greenery are just magnificent. It's a bustling...More
Highlight of Kamakura for us. Great views at the top. You need to be able to climb 10+ flights of stairs and traverse narrow and slippery terrain in places. Very beautiful trails and shady on a hot summer day. Helps to have a smart phone...More
My wife and I decided to spend Sunday morning exploring Kamarakura's trails from Kita-Kamakura station to the seaside park walking by temples and shrines including Kotoku-in with the Great Buddha. A nice walk with very few people around, except near the main temples (Jochi-ji, Kotoku-in...More
This is a muddy walk but was a delightful up and down stroll from temple to temple. Take all day. I did it from the Great Buddha to Kita-Kamakura in half a day, but I wish I had had more time. I think in hindsight,...More
It was a nice trail. Time to time overlooking the dwellings (town) below. There are places to climb and sometimes it could be difficult to people who are not used to rough terrain. But not difficult to people who do hiking.