Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kamakura’s most important shrine. The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the grounds of Kotokuin Temple. With a height of 13.35 meters, it is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan, surpassed only by the statue in Nara’s Todaiji Temple. At the end of … More 10 Photos: Kamakura and Enoshima Island, Japan
Kyoto was the capital of Imperial Japan for more than a thousand years.