Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (鶴岡八幡宮) is Sagami’s most importatnt shrine and one of the famous shrines in Japan for tourists and located in the center of Kamakura city which basically desined with Feng shui.

Enshrined deity:

Emperor Oojin (応神天皇)

Hime ookami (比売大神)

Empress Jingu? (神功皇后)

The three most major Hachimangu in Japan (日本三大八幡宮):

Usa Hachimangu (Fukuoka)

Iwashimizu Hachimangu (Kyoto)

Hakozaki gu (Oita)

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (Kanagawa)

*Even if four are listed, the number of three is used many times for some reasons, such as a lucky number or good sounds.


2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura, Kanagawa


10 min walk from Kamakura Sta.

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