For a town as small as Kamakura, there is a disproportionately large number of places to see, things to do, and food to eat. Each neighborhood has its own flavor, so you can use the map below to focus your activities. We walk our dogs daily and are constantly discovering something new. We recommend you do the same. Explore. It is very walkable.
Obviously, Kamakura is known for its beautiful temples and shrines. There are also unique restaurants, cafes, bars, bakeries and traditional Japanese sweet shops everywhere you look. For shopping, your choices are endless. You will find traditional crafts, antiques, unique gifts, well-made clothing, jewelry, handmade leather goods, bonsai, and more. he map describes the places we have enjoyed visiting as well as other local resident recommendations.
All of our recommendations are embeded in the GoogleMap.
Simply click on the colored markers to read our notes.