About Tsurugaoka Hachimangu(鶴岡八幡宮)

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, also known as Kamakura Hachimangu, is a revered shrine located in Yukinoshita, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Founded in the late 11th century as the guardian deity of the Minamoto clan, it has since served as the protector of Kamakura's warriors, playing a pivotal role in Japan's history and culture.

Today, it stands out among the nation's Hachimangu shrines, especially renowned for its connection with Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate.

With its rich history and exquisite architecture, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu offers peace of mind and spiritual fulfillment, deeply immersing visitors in Japanese traditions and culture.

As a symbol of the heart and soul of Kamakura, it is a must-visit for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and anyone seeking spiritual enrichment.

The shrine is known for bestowing a wide range of blessings, attracting numerous visitors seeking.


The blessings of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu

  • Luck in Competitions: A powerful ally for those wishing for victory in competitions and challenges.
  • Career Success: A strong supporter for professionals aspiring for success and advancement.
  • Safe Childbirth: A guardian deity for expectant mothers wishing for a safe and healthy childbirth.
  • Matchmaking: A potent spot for those desiring growth in love and personal relationships.


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