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Obama Makes Return Visit to Sacred Buddha Statue
Offbeat  (tags: Barack Obama, Japan, Kamakura, Great Buddha, return, 6-year-old )

- 3143 days ago -
President Barack Obama made a return visit to the Great Buddha statue in Japan on Sunday, noting "I was only 6" the last time he visited the sadred site.
Ancient Fallen Gingko Tree in Kanagawa May Rise Again
Offbeat  (tags: Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine, Kamakura, gingko tree, restore, fallen, root, plant again )

- 3390 days ago -
KAMAKURA, Kanagawa - Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine here plans to restore 1,000-year-old giant gingko tree, which has knocked down by strong winds earlier this week.
1,000-Year Old Tree in Front of Kamakura Shrine Knocked Down By Strong Winds
Offbeat  (tags: giant ginkgo tree, 1, 000-year-old, Japan, Kamakura, Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine, strong winds, knocked down, treasure )

- 3393 days ago -
KAMAKURA, Kanagawa -- A 1,000-year-old giant ginkgo tree in front ot the main hall of Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine here has been knocked down, apparently by strong winds.

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