Kamakura, city of temples


Located south of Tokyo, Kamakura is just 1-1.5 hrs away from it by train. I am sure you will be able to read more details on this city than I can ever know, but if there’s one thing that seems to be predominant, is the number of temples and shrines around this city, some of which very famous, not only in Japan.

2013.11.16 Kamakura with Akiko and Kumi

My good friends brought me to Kamakura, which has a beach too, on a warm Sunday. Best idea was to rent some bicycles and ride around, which allowed us to see much more.


Beach – Kamakura, Japan

We visited temples and shrines, had local food and cookies, enjoyed the warm weather while riding the bicycles: what else could you wish for on a day?


Kamakura Bamboo Garden, Hokokuji Temple – Kamakura, Japan

More pictures right after the break.

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I am a commercial photographer based in Milpitas (CA), serving the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. Among the photo services I provide are, contemporary and lifestyle portraits, profile headshots, product photography and digital image editing. I enjoy home cooked italian recipes, spanish flan, mexican tacos, and korean kimchi. And occasionally peanut butter on bananas. Have a project for me? Let me hear about it.