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Pond your thoughts away

From the main street, you will walk through the Red Tori and on the right side you will be led to... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Tinichan
beautiful historic pond

This beautiful pond, separated by the red drum bridge, is the first thing you see if you enter the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
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16 Oct 2016
“Pond your thoughts away”
23 Jul 2016
“beautiful historic pond”
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2-1-31 Yukinoshita | Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kamakura 248-8588, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

From the main street, you will walk through the Red Tori and on the right side you will be led to the red bridge where the pond is. Nice picturesque spot for taking photos! Def recommend you to spend a few minutes in the area...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This beautiful pond, separated by the red drum bridge, is the first thing you see if you enter the Hachimangu Shrine from Wakamiyaoji Dori. The two sides symbolise the rival Hojo and Taira clans who were dominant in the Kamakura period. I visited in July,...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2015

If you do your research you will learn about the meaning of the name of the pond, the story of the creation of the two ponds with the red and white lotus, and the tales of the bridges and the islands. For us, it was...More

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