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Grave of Minamoto Yoritomo

2 Nishimikado, Kamakura 248-0004, Kanagawa Prefecture
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not much to see but...

...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Perfect for history buffs

Close to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu shrine, the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo is a must-see for any... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
MartineFG
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18 Jul 2016
“not much to see but...”
18 Aug 2015
“Perfect for history buffs”
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2 Nishimikado, Kamakura 248-0004, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

...not much to see here but a must if you are interested in the history of Kamakura, as Minamoto Yoritomo was the founder of the Kamakura Shogunate. The monument itself is not the original grave, as this was lost some ago. But it does apparently...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

Close to the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu shrine, the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo is a must-see for any Japanese history buff, especially if interested in the Heike/Genji history. Minamoto no Yoritomo was both the founder and the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate, which saw Japan...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2014

This is the grave of Minamoto no Yoritomo, a shogun warrior who was once the militar boss of Japan. He was the founder of Kamakura Shogun, or militar government. The grave is a five floor stone pagoda. The place is surprisingly quiet - no sign...More

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