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Kewaizaka Kiridoshi

Kewaizaka Kiridoshi Kewizaka Kiridosghi

It is one of the seven gates of Kamakura, and there are various theories as to the origin of the name, such as that the heads of Heike warriors were made up and their heads examined, or that prostitutes lived in the area. It is said that this slope, which leads from Ougigaya to Kuzuharaoka, was an important defensive position in Kamakura and was the scene of a fierce battle during Nitta Yoshisada’s invasion of Kamakura.