- Must-see Places for a Girls' Trip! Power Spots Related to Love in Kamakura
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Must-see Places for a Girls' Trip! Power Spots Related to Love in Kamakura
Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine
Access: 2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture
About a 10-minute walk from the east exit of Kamakura Station on the JR line.
The shrine is located in the heart of the city. It's a great place to learn about the history and culture of the shrine. Right next to it is the "Enmusubiishi", a pair of stones symbolizing male and female enshrined to grant wishes for a good marriage. If you buy an amulet for marriage at the nearby shrine office, you will receive a five-yen coin with a red thread tied to it. After that, you can pull out a love fortune, which may tell you where your future love will take you.
Access: 5-9-1 Kajiwara, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture
From JR Kita-Kamakura Station, walk along the Kuzuharaoka hiking course for about 30 minutes.
Another popular item is the "matchmaking talisman" with a design of three swinging hearts. There are also strawberry-shaped "wish-fulfilling charms" and other cute charms available at this temple.
Access: 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture
Take a bus from JR Kamakura Station, get off at "Hase Kannon" and walk for about 5 minutes.
A statue of Fudo Myoo is enshrined in the precincts as an alter ego of the main deity, and there is a sign saying that photography is allowed.
According to word of mouth, if you take a picture of this statue of Fudo Myoo and set it as your cell phone's standby screen, your luck in love will improve. In the same precincts, there is also a Jizo for childbirth where you can pray for an easy birth.
Access: 1-1-5 Gokurakuji, Kamakura City
A 3-minute walk from Gokurakuji Station on the Enoshima Electric Railway.
The statue of the "Joyful Heaven" at Hokaiji Temple is especially known for its blessings in marital bliss, love fulfillment, and childbirth, young and married couples come to pray for it here.
Access: 3-5-22 Komachi, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture
A 13-minute walk from the east exit of Kamakura Station on the JR line.
When you want to be with the one you love, it is a traditional custom to go to shrines and temples to pray for your love. If you're in Kamakura, be sure to visit these power spots for love.
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