Visit to Japan by H.E. Mr. Didier Burkhalter, President and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Swiss Confederation (February 2014)


President Burkhalter of the Swiss Confederation visited Kamakura, a city near Tokyo in February 2014. Kamakura, less than an hour's train ride from Tokyo, flourished as the center of samurai government from 1192 to 1333. President Burkhalter enjoyed the historic and world-renowned district of Kamakura.