Yakumo Shrine

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Yakumo Shrine, also called Yakumo Jinja, was established around 1082 by Yoshimitsu Minamoto—a Minamoto clan samurai during the Heian Period—and is believed to be the oldest talismanic shrine in Kamakura. It is located in the Omachi neighborhood and is said to ward off bad luck.



1-11-20 Ōmachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa (Map) (Directions)


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The shrine is about a 10-minute walk from JR Kamakura Station.

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