Sometimes called the Kyoto of Eastern Japan, Kamakura offers numerous Temples, Shrines, and other Historical Monuments. In addition, Kamakura’s sand Beaches attract large crowds during the summer months. Kamakura also offers many attractive Hiking trails. The Great Buddha of Kamakura is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan. Nearby, Enoshima is a pleasant touristy island offering a variety of attractions, including a Shrine, Park, observation tower and Caves. Some popular places include Hasedera Temple, Hokokuji Temple, Hachimangu Shrine, Engakuji Temple, Kenchoji Temple, Zeniarai Benten Shrine, Jomyoji Temple, Meigetsuin Temple and Myohonji Temple.