There are museums near Kamakura Station, where you can experience traditional Kamakura and enjoy a taste of Kamakura’s traditional culture.
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?
Take the Enoden to enjoy the museums in the Hase area by the seaside.
Now, we will introduce you to some museums dedicated to artists who were captivated by Kamakura.
Instead of ancient crafts, here we turn to modern painting. You can easily spend a day immersed in this new world. We recommend getting off the train at JR Kita-Kamakura Station and strolling along the Kamakura Kaido to the Museum of Modern Art