The Mandarado Yagura

Samurai Tombs in Kamakura’s Hills

Donny Kimball
10 min readJun 29, 2017

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Kanagawa Prefecture’s Mandarado Yagura tombs in the hills of Kamakura

The area of Kamakura is not entirely a tourist trap like Asakusa. Nevertheless it is no stranger to the occasional foreign guest. After all, from 1185–1333 the city was the functioning military capital of the nation (though Kyoto area remained the spiritual center). The area does a good job of drawing attention of both Japanese and foreign tourists alike to attractions…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/