Travel To Japan, Part 2 Kamakura

Travel To Japan, Part 2 Kamakura
Kamakura, Japan, is a coastal town in Kanagawa Prefecture, about an hour south of Tokyo. Kamakura became the political center of Japan in 1192, when Minamoto no Yoritomo chose the city as the seat for his new military government (the Kamakura Shogunate), which ruled Japan for over a century. After the decline of the Kamakura government in 1333, and the establishment of its successor in Kyoto, Kamakura remained for some time the political center of Eastern Japan. Kamakura was designated …