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

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

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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.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Kamakura Private Tour by Public TransportationFull-day Tours

Kamakura Private Tour by Public Transportation

Enjoy ancient capital Kamakura on a professional guided private tour. This tour uses public transport. Even if you change buses and trains at unfamiliar tourist destinations, there is no concern because the guides are with you.Hotel pickup in Tokyo 23 wards included. Tour destinations include Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kotokuin, Komachidori, and Bamboo forests. For details of the destination, you can look at the what to expect section of this web page.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Exciting Kamakura - One Day Tour from TokyoFull-day Tours

Exciting Kamakura - One Day Tour from Tokyo

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Kamakura was the former capital of Japan between the 12th and the 14th century. Its abundance of temples and historical sights can make it a tricky task for a visitor with limited time to shortlist where to go. Save research time, and explore the city’s best bits in a day with a guide. Enjoy commentary along the way as you explore multiple temples, and a shrine, including Hase-dera Temple, Hokokuji Temple, and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Kamakura Nature and Culture TourHalf-day Tours

Kamakura Nature and Culture Tour

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There are 4 highlights of this experience. (1)Trying out local Japanese sweets on Komachi street. (2)Venturing through Kamakura's historical shrines and temples and meet the Great Buddha. (3)Hasedera Temple. Enjoy its beautiful scenic views of the coastline and hidden little cave. (4)Delicious and healthy lunch at Hasedera Temple restaurant. Also, here are some unique points of our Magical Trip tours. -Guides- Our guides are so friendly and bright that you’ll definitely feel welcomed like being together with your close friends. To be our guides, they trained and learned a lot about Japanese culture so you can ask them any questions and understand better the 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!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local StudentsPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Kamakura Private Custom Tour Led by Local Students

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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.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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Historic Kamakura: Temples, Shrines and Street Food Private Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Historic Kamakura: Temples, Shrines and Street Food Private Walking Tour

Enjoy a fun and relaxing tour of historic Kamakura on this 6 hour tour with a knowledgeable guide. Visit fascinating temples and shrines and learn about Kamakura's history. Experience Japanese tea in a teahouse located in a peaceful bamboo grove. Enjoy scenic views and historic architecture. Take a stroll through Kamakura's Komachi dori and try an array of delicious local food and drink. Food and drink is included on the tour.
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  • 6 hours
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Kamakura and Eastern Kyoto with Lots of Temples and ShrinesDay Trips

Kamakura and Eastern Kyoto with Lots of Temples and Shrines

Kamakura is such a compact city that you can see the whole area within a day. One of the representative sight-seeing spots is Big Image of Buddha in Kotokuin temple. From there, you can travel almost all the famous temples for six hours. Many historical sites are covered in public transportation services. On the way to Hachimangu, we can enjoy shopping on KOMACHI street. While walking through the street, we can feel something different from the western culture. In this area, there are many valuable temples and shrines within a walk. So, we can visit many historical temples and shrines such as so-called hydrangea temple and bamboo grove temple. All these temples are located in calm environment, so you will feel like being in KAMAKURA ZEN Buddhism style. About 1 hour from JR Kita Kamakura station, we will visit the 2nd largest city YOKOHAMA. This time, we will stop over at China town in ISHIKAWA cho in Yokohama. We can enjoy a variety of Chinese cuisines for reasonable prices.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Kamakura Private Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Kamakura Private Walking Tour

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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.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours

Kamakura Rickshaw TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Kamakura Rickshaw Tour

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Take a laid-back journey through the city of Kamakura during this flexible-length adventure aboard a Japanese-style rickshaw. Choose between different tour length options as you roll past numerous attractions like the Great Buddha, Myohonji Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, and much more, in this 800-year-old city.
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  • 30 minutes to 2 hours
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  • 30 minutes to 2 hours

Japanese Scenic Views and Photo Opportunities in Kamakura: Private TourDay Trips

Japanese Scenic Views and Photo Opportunities in Kamakura: Private Tour

Take the kinds of photos you will want to show off back home! Once the political center of Japan, Kamakura is an old Japanese city filled with a number of temples and shrines. On this tour, your otomo tour guide will take you around temples that offer the best photo opportunities. Take photos of a peaceful garden through a circular window, a mural of an energetic dragon; Unryuzu, the view of a Japanese garden enjoyed over a cup of tea and a stunning bamboo forest; all unique views, only found at temples in Kamakura. You can also try nagashi-somen noodles; a traditional cuisine, and traditional confectionary in a renovated old Japanese house. Visit the famous Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and the Great Buddha of Kamakura to top off your trip with.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Traditional Experiences in Kamakura: Private Tour

Discover the local traditions and customs of Kamakura on a private tour. Experience the art of sutra tracing with a brush and ink in the Hasedera Temple; practice zazen meditation from the practice of Buddhist monks and the first zen temple in Japan; and take part in a tea ceremony—one of the most sacred traditions in Japanese culture.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Kamakura Kotoku-in and Hasedera Tour with Nationally-Licensed GuideLuxury Tours

Kamakura Kotoku-in and Hasedera Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kamakura is home to numerous temples and shrines. This short, 90-min trip, accompanied by a nationally-licensed, experienced multilingual tour guide, is a fantastic, value-packed way of experiencing this delightful and historic city. Featured are two of Kamakura's more popular temples, Kotoku-in and Hasedera. ・Kotoku-in Temple The Great Buddha at Kotoku-in is Kamakura’s most popular attraction. Also called Daibutsu, this is the second tallest statue of Buddha in Japan ・Hasedera Temple This beautiful temple is located on a hillside overlooking the ocean. The best part of Hasedera is seeing the hundreds of small statues of the Jizo Bodhisattva that line the walkways up the hillside. This is a beautiful place to visit in June when the hydrangeas are in bloom. Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Kamakura Full-Day Private TourFull-day Tours

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.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Kamakura Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Tour with Nationally-Licensed GuideLuxury Tours

Kamakura Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

With a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this short but value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Kamakura! Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is arguably Kamakura's most important shrine. Originally built in 1063 and moved to its present location in 1191, this tour is a can't-miss opportunity to explore and get in touch with the city's rich spiritual history. Your nationally-licensed and experienced English-speaking guide will be able to provide views of Japan that most tourists do not usually get to see. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is located in the center of Kamakura and is easily accessible on foot from Kamakura Station. On the way there, you can also enjoy some shopping along the bustling Komachi-dori shopping street, home of Kamakura's main gift and souvenir stores. Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 1 hour

Kamakura TourHalf-day Tours

Kamakura Tour

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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Kamakura Tour, seeing ancient capital city 800 years agoBus Tours

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Kamakura Tour, seeing ancient capital city 800 years ago

Kamakura is located about one hour train ride from Tokyo. Kamakura used to be an ancient capital of Japan 800 years ago. Kamakura is very popular tourist site through a year, In spring, cherry blossom, in rainy season, hydrangea, in Autumn, autumn leaves, in winter, plum blossom. You can enjoy great nature of both seaside and mountain. We will visit a Great Buddha, quiet and beautiful temples and a famous Shrine. Also enjoy shopping along the most popular shopping street. You can feel much differences from Tokyo's air. This area has special olden-time air.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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Kamakura Private Custom TourFull-day Tours

Kamakura Private Custom Tour

Kamakura used to be a center of politics in the 12th century. There are many historical places from that period. There are lots of shrines and temples. We use public transportation to visit sites. Since we are using public transportation to get around the area, we may be able to visit 3 or 4 spots. I will arrange the itinerary depending on your interests and needs.
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  • 7 hours
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