TFOS ASIA -1st Conference on the Tear Film and Ocular Surface in Asia-
About Kamakura
Kamakura, 1 hour by train from Tokyo, was once the seat of a feudal government established in 1192 as the first of its kind in Japan. It is now noted for its historic sites, seaside bathing beach, and residential district within commuting distance to Tokyo.

Flanked and fortified by wooded mountains on three sides and Sagami Bay on the south, the city has many renowned temples and shrines as well as well-preserved historical treasures surrounded by beautiful hills in a rustic setting. Exploring on your own is the best way to enjoy a tour of Kamakura.

The Great Buddha, the magnificent Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, Zen temples and picturesque Enoshima Island draw large numbers of visitors to Kamakura throughout the year.

Kamakura City

Kenchoji Temple

The Great Buddha and Kotoku-in

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (Japanese Only)


Hase Temple (Japanese Only)

Fujisawa/Shonan Enoshima

Rinzai-Obaku zen (What is Zen?)

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