Kamakura Old Pottery Museum

Museums Kamakura

On the narrow road next to the railway tracks is the Kamakura Old Pottery Museum, housed in a pleasant compound of old and reconstructed half-timbered buildings. Across the tracks is Tokei-ji, for a long time a nunnery that offered asylum to women seeking refuge from abusive husbands. It’s worth a visit for its lovely garden and grounds, as well as the treasure house (10am-3pm Tue-Sun, ¥300), which keeps old sutras and scrolls.


Venue name: Kamakura Old Pottery Museum
Address: 392-1 Yamanouchi, Kamakura, Kanagawa

Transport: Kita-Kamakura Station (Yokosuka, Shonan-Shinjuku lines)
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