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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)

Experience the shrines and temples of Kamakura, one of Japan’s most prominent religious centers, on a 5-hour walking tour. In a small group limited to 10 people, you’ll visit historical sites such as Tokei-ji Temple, Jochi-ji Temple, and Genji-yama Park, while learning about the foundations of Buddhism and Shintoism. Plus, you’ll marvel at Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura), a 47-foot (14-meter) Buddha statue that dates back to the 13th century.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Kamakura Full-Day Private Tour

You can enjoy a guided sightseeing tour only with your family and friends.This tour is a tour using public transportation.The destinations of the tour include Hase-dera Temple, Kotokuin, Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hotoku Temple (bamboo forest).For details of the destination, you can look at the what to expect section of this web page.You will meet the guide at JR Kamakura Station west exit ticket gate and the tour will begin. The tour also ends at JR Kamakura Station.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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Exciting Kamakura - One Day Tour from Tokyo

Kamakura is called “the Kyoto of Eastern Japan”, because it used to be the capital of Japan from 12th to 14th century. It’s the first government by the Shogun, a top of samurai warriors. Kamakura offers numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments. In this tour, we will visit three famous temples and one shrine.See inclusions and excursions for what is included in the price of this tour.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
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Private Kamakura Walking Tour

Experience the energy of Japan’s ancient samurai thanks to this 6-hour history-themed walking tour of Kamakura with a private guide. Explore a range of Buddhist temples, Shinto Shrines, and traditional street vendors in a city that was Japan’s feudal capital from the 12th through 14th centuries.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Kamakura local student private customized full day tour!

Explore the real Kamakura with students from the local high school. Take a private, customized tour with enthusiastic local hosts and experience “Samurai Town,” the Shogunate capital of Japan during the 12th-14th centuries. Visit significant Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines, and historic sites, including Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine, Hasedera temple, and the Great Buddha on this affordable half-day outing.
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
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Hidden Temples in Kamakura

Once the capital of Japan, Kamakura, is located about an hour south of Tokyo by train. This small city will give you very different vibes compared to Tokyo in its peaceful green setting on the coast. Kamakura is often called the little Kyoto of the East. Also considered the cradle of Nichiren Buddhism, which is manifested by the many temples that are found across the city. On this walking tour, we will visit a couple of the traditional shops, one of the main shrines of the city and a couple of hidden temples far from the crowds. You will learn how Japanese people practice their religion, and appreciate the traditions together with the green surroundings.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Kamakura

Rent a bicycle and go to the famous Kamakura budhist temple and beautiful shrine feeling fresh air together.After that ear a melting beef stew and drink much.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Chopstick Carving with a Master in Kamakura

You can carve your chopsticks with the descendant of one of the oldest Kamakura-carving families, the master Goto at his gallery which is a 50-years-old traditional folk house. Kamakura-carving is a style of carved lacquer ware that began in the 1200s in Kamakura. He will talk about the history, styles and making of Kamakura-bori, followed by a carving demonstration & chopstick carving experience!
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Samurai Phototours - A Fun Day Out Discovering Kamakura

Samurai Phototours provides a guided tour in English, 10am to 4pm, with  photography, to the temples, shrines and gardens of Kamakura, the seat of Japan's first military government,  1185-1333. We'll visit centuries-old historical monuments and stroll through ancient gardens lined with flowering trees and plants. We'll explain the history of the era, the rise of Zen Buddhism, the Samurai  Code of Honour, and the uneasy truce between the Emperor and the Shogun. Along the way, your guide will take a portfolio of pictures for you to keep. The tour is suitable for singles, couples, and families, as well as larger groups: in fact, anyone interested in history or nature, or just wants a fun day out.  .
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private tour around Kamakura bamboo Forest and Great Buddha

This is a guided private tour that includes Kotokuin (Great Buddha Statue) and Hokukuji Temple Bamboo Forest on your itinerary.Hotel pick up in Tokyo 23 wards.Hokoku-ji Temple is very famous for its Bamboo Garden, and is a Michelin Green Guide, a three-star tourist attraction with only two locations in Kamakura.You can also drink matcha while watching the fantastic approximately 2,000 bamboo groves.The Big Buddha, which is synonymous with Kamakura, will be even more fun if you look at it while listening to the detailed historical explanations of the guides with national qualifications.For details of the destination, you can look at the what to expect section of this web page.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
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Kamakura Nature & Culture Tour

The highlights of the tour is the following.-Sampling Japanese snacks and street foods on the Komachi shopping street-Stroll through Kamakura's historical shrines and temples-Feel the zen from surrounding beautiful natureAlso, here are some unique points of our Magical Trip tours.-Our Great Guides-Our guides are so friendly and bright that you’ll definitely feel welcomed like being together with your close friends. Also, they are very knowledgeable and funny. To be our guides, they trained and learned a lot about Japanese culture so you can ask them any questions and get to know a lot about Japanese culture.-Small-sized Group tour-To ensure the best experience for everyone, we set a limit on the number of people in each group. In a small-sized group you are able to get closer to the other guests and get to know your guide. For sure you will end up feeling like you are with close friends!
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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