Kamakura is considered the Capital of Zen. If you are interested in a more efficient way to explore Kamakura, with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura!
Kamakura is a place famous for Zen Buddhism. This style of Buddhism blossomed in this area around the end of the 13th century. These days, there are many Zen temples in the Kamakura area, and we have selected the top five for you to experience the world of Zen Buddhism, the art of meditation and great gardens.
Let us know what you would like to experience, and your guide will arrange a six-hour tour that's best for you!
Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.
Note*2: The National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. What is so special about the Kawasaki Daishi Buddhist Temple? Why does it attract visitors around the world every year? Kawasaki is home to some of the country’s best temples and shrines, along with several fine gardens, museums, and traditional neighborhoods.
You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Have you heard of the beautiful Traditional Japanese Homes at Nihon Minka-en? What is so special about these traditional Japanese homes? You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Kawasaki. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Why is Ikuta Ryokuchi Park one of the city’s most cherished recreational parks and gardens? Why is it considered the favorite spot for couples? You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Where is the oldest sweet persimmon tree of the country found in Kawasaki? What is so special about this place? What is the most famous historical couple in Japan? Why is the Kanamara Matsuri Festival dedicated to lovers? Why does it attract thousands of couples every year? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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