Kamakura, region corresponding to the center of Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture current. It is a city Kamakura shogunate was placed by Minamoto no Yoritomo, is located at the base of the Miura Peninsula, facing Sagami Bay. I was called sickle Office (also pump is) in ancient times.
Kamakura, accounted for one of the most important position in Japanese politics during the Kamakura Period. Shogunate was put up in 1333 in the mid-14th century from the end of the 12th century. Culture writer called Kamakura literary man, and artist lived gathered in the Kamakura since the beginning of the modern, you have come to the stage, such as a novel or some drama. Kamakura is currently the allotment of land that broke off from the Kamakura of the Middle Ages, but the exploitation is regulated by the ancient capital preservation law, cultural property, including Enkakuji reliquary hall is a national treasure architecture and historic sites old shrines, in Kanagawa Prefecture only comparison remain many basis. There is also a city that is focused on tourism promotion, you can find prosperity today as the main industry tourism.