Kamakura Station is wheelchair accessible. 1 hour from Tokyo by
train. The tourist
shopping street leads to the to shrine, Tsuruoka Hachimangu bulilt
in the Kamakura period, about 800 years ago. Some bumpy
paths in the
shrine. Long stairs in front of the main sanctuary.
There is an evacuation road behind the shrine, but it is closed for
are many temples.
Enkakuji : main route has stairs. There is non-step hilly road on
right side for cars.
Meigetsuin : main route has stairs. Wheelchair users can enter the
temple area through the car road. This temple is famous for hydrangeas in June.
Kenchoji : almost flat inside, wheelchair users can look around
without any difficulty.
accessible. Ramps at one side of the stairs. Wheelchair accessible
the Great Buddha. Lower floor buses run between JR Kamakura
station and Kotokuin Temple (the Great Buddha). The tram station is also
wheelchair accessible, but the road is narrow and
by Enoden train from Kamakura. A very popular beach for sufing.
Summer is the high season. Many young people come and enjoy the beach.
But the beach is not friendly for wheelchairs. Enoshima Aquarium
is nice and wheelchair friendly. The Dolphin show is