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.
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!
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.
See the best of Kamakura in a day, on this action-packed private tour. Travel quickly and efficiently on the Enoshima Electric Railway, and benefit from having a guide with you to take care of the navigating. The tour saves hours of research time, and goes to a selection of top attractions, including Hase-dera Temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the Great Buddha of Kamakura, Kotoku-in, Inamuragasaki Park, and much more.
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.
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.
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.
Save time and money with this private tour that combines two popular Tokyo day trips into one tour. Ride the classic Enoshima Electric Railway and soak up the scenery as you travel to the historic city of Kamakura and the sunny island of Enoshima.
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 TempleThe 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 TempleThis 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.
This is a great choice for first-time visitors to Kamakura. Immerse yourself in local cuisine and culture by going on a comprehensive guided tour. Save hours of research time and enjoy insights and tips from your guide. Top sights you’ll visit include Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. A highlight of the tour is visiting Komachi Street, where you’ll discover local gourmet food.
Visit old toy shops in KamakuraKamakura is an old city full of temples, which is popular with tourists from all over Japan and all over the world. Kamakura is also filled with long established shops. On this tour your otomo tour guide will bring you around a number of the old toy shops in this city. Some of the shops have retro atmospheres that might make you feel nostalgic, despite cultural differences. You can play old Super Famicom games and board games for as long as you like, in an amusement park-like shop! You will also visit a shop that specialises in miniature furniture and a souvenir shop that looks almost like a weapon shop from a game. This tour is great for people of all ages!
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.
An old traditional city, Kamakura. Kamakura has traditional shrineｓ and temples. On the other hand, it also has modern shops and restaurants. If you want to experience both traditional and modern Japan, Kamakura is one of the best spots to visit.
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.
Kamakura is a historic city and also known for the variety of gastronomy. As the size of the city is small, it will be easy to visit culinary places on foot. There are long history shops, pastry museum, specialty rice / sake / miso shop, soba restaurants, healthy cuisine ... With the connoisseur of the Japanese diet, you can discover and taste the culinary diversity and also meet a variety of food specialists.