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Great Buddha of Kamakura, Japan Travel

Tokyo Day Trip | Bamboo Garden at Hokokuji Temple in Kamakura, Japan - 報国寺(鎌倉) by sushiboy555, via Flickr

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from The World Is A Book

Kamakura with kids: Visiting the Great Buddha

Guide and tips for visiting Kamakura with kids along with its nearby temples and the Great Buddha | Japan with kids. One day itinerary in Kamakura, Japan

Jizo statues in Kamakura, Japan. Jizo take care of the souls of unborn children and those who died at a young age. Children “in limbo” in Japan are said to go to a place called sai no kawara, where they must create piles of stones into small towers. But every night the stone towers are destroyed by demons, so the next day the children must make new piles of stones. The making of these towers is to help their parents accrue merit for their own afterlife.

Check out this “cheat sheet” for determining where to go for a day trip from Tokyo! Click to enlarge the image. Photo credits: Kawagoe: Nikko: Izu Peninsula: Kawaguchi-ko: Auttapon Nunti (500px) Kamakura: Hakone: blubugs (trip advisor user)

from Fine Art America

A Tea House In Shanghais Yuyuan Garden Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Justin Guariglia

Yuyuan Garden tea house In Shanghai, China • photo: Justin Guariglia

Kamakura, Japan, the Great Iron Buddha is a World Heritage Site, and worth pilgrimage no matter what you worship. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE

Le Daibutsu de Kamakura (situé à une heure de Tokyo)

Top 50 Things to do in the Kamakura Area