Fodor's Expert Review Yoritomo's Tomb

Downtown Kamakura Memorial/Monument/Tomb
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The man who put Kamakura on the map, so to speak, chose not to leave it when he died: it's only a short walk from Tsuru-ga-oka Hachiman-gu to the tomb of the man responsible for its construction, Minamoto no Yoritomo. If you've already been to Nikko and have seen how a later dynasty of shoguns sought to glorify its own memories, you may be surprised at the simplicity of Yoritomo's tomb.

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2–5–2 Nishimikaido
Kamakura, Kanagawa-ken  248-0004, Japan

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