Kamakura Guide

Kamakura was the capital of Japan between 1185 and 1333. There are 19 shrines and 65 Buddhist temples, among which are the two oldest Zen monasteries in Japan.
Kamakura is located near the sea and is surrounded by hill. When the cherry blossoms and on weekends, it is full of visitors.

How to get to Kamakura

From Tokyo station to Kamakura:

Take the Tokaido line of the JR train to Ofuna station where you have to change to the Yokosuka line for Kamakura or Zushi. Kamakura Station is the second from Ofuna Station.
Time: 1 hour
Fee: 900 yen (one way)

From Shinjuku Station to Kamakura

Take the Shonanshinjuku line for Zushi which goes directly to Kamakura station. No need to change the line on the way.
Time: 1 hour
Fee: 900 yen (one way)