Tour these museums reveal the tastes the artists and collectors who founded them to gain some fascinating insights.
Kita-Kamakura is home to many temples, including buildings that are National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties.These temples are also famous for their flowers and autumn foliage. They are great places to enjoy a combination of brilliant architecture and beautiful nature.
Kamakura is described in many literary works, from the classics to contemporary literature. This course introduces our literary heritage on a stroll from Kita-Kamakura to the Kamakura Station area.
The temples in Kita-Kamakura are treasure houses of rare cultural properties. Touring them while imagining how people lived back in those days—doesn’t that sound fascinating?
Buddhist temples were first built in Kita-Kamakura in the Kamakura period (1185-1333), and many historic images of the Buddha are extant there. How about exploring them while getting a feel for their history?
Now, we will introduce you to some museums dedicated to artists who were captivated by Kamakura.