9 Best Places to See Mount Fuji - Kamakura. Kamakura is a coastal town an hour south of Tokyo known for its Giant Buddha, temples, shrines, historical attractions and surfing beaches. There's a good view of Mount Fuji from Kamakura's beaches.
The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kamakura Daibutsu) is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the grounds of Kotokuin Temple. With a height of meters, it is the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan.