Kotoku-in The 11.35m tall Great Buddha of Kamakura meditates resplendent in Kotoku-in temple, Hase. The Great Buddha is a popular highlight of many Kamakura excursions and is usually thronged with tourists and pilgrims all year round. You can even enter inside the giant cast bronze statue.
Hase-dera temple Hase-dera temple is located just minutes away from the shore above a hill overlooking the Shonan coastline. With its rich natural setting, the scenery is worth visiting especially during the rainy season (around June) and at the fall of the autumn leaves (end of November to the beginning of December). The statue of the Eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu is famous for its magnificent wood craftsmanship.
Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu, the symbol of Kamakura, is located close to Kamakura Station. The beautiful shrine buildings painted in red are the highlight of the visit, and its extensive garden grounds are always popular with locals and tourists alike.
Board the Odakyu Railway for a three-day, two-night tour of the line’s best sightseeing locales! The quaint atmosphere of Hakone, the historical capital of Kamakura, and the lovely coastal views of Enoshima—you can see them all with your three-day Hakone Kamakura Pass.
With just the addition of a limited express surchage, use your Discount Pass to enjoy the relaxed comfort of the Romancecar with reserved only seating. See the website for fares, sales locations and other information.