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Flowers in Kamakura: Great Buddha, Hasedera & Eishoji Temple

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Kamakura is a very healing city, which became the capital of Samurai at the end of the 12th century, and has a lot of temples where we can see lovely flowers.

We will ride a train for approximately an hour or so from Tokyo/Yokohama/Kawasaki area to visit there.

Appreciating the flowers, some temples and shrines, we can also enjoy the beautiful twilight seaview.

Kamakura Tour Guide - Yoko T.
Yoko T.
4.84 / 5
(130 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At the lobby of your hotel in Tokyo/Yokohama/Kawasaki or Yokohama Station/Sakuragicho Station/Kamakura Station

Eishouji, a bamboo Temple (Adult:¥300) or Zuisenji (Adult ¥200, Elementary School Student ¥100) on Thursdays

Option: Sugimoto Kannon Temple, the oldest temple in Kamakura (Adult ¥200, Elementary School Student ¥100)

Option: Joumyouji (Adult ¥100, Matcha with sweets with a Zen Garden view ¥1000/ ¥600)

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine or Engakuji (Adult ¥300)

The Great Buddha of Koutokuin Temple (Adults/Jr.& Sr. High School Students ¥200, Elementary School Students ¥150)

Option: Taking a lot of time at shopping on Komachi Street and/or Hase Street

Hasedera Temple (Adult ¥400, Elementary School Student ¥200)

Option: Inamuragasaki Beach

Ending Point

At your hotel or the places you prefer to during the tour

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Guiding fee, hotel pick-up in Tokyo/Kawasaki/Yokohama, The guide's Admission fee


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What‘s not included

Transportation fare (You and guide: From Tokyo/Shinjuku/Shibuya Station to Kamakura Station is 920 yen one way, Kamukura One Day BUS/train Ticket 900 yen, (Option) Enoden Train Round trip for the Beach 380 yen)

meals, snacks, beverages,

Admission Fee (please check the highlights for the fee)

Tour Important Information

The hydrangeas are beautiful during the rainy season, so I'm giving a SPECIAL DISCOUNT now.

We will walk a lot, so please wear walking shoes like sneakers.

(If you don't want to, please tell me the places you'd like to visit and I will arrange it that way.)

In some temples, you're supposed to take off your shoes when getting in the buildings to keep the places clean, so please be ready for that.

It is optional, but I wish you would have Matcha, Japanese tea, at Joumyoji where we can appreciate it while looking at a Zen garden or at Tsuruoka Hachimangu.

There is also a place that you can make your own Matcha if you would like.

Kamakura is extremely crowded, so sometimes you might not be able to have a seat on the buses or trains.

If you would like all the options, it might take an extra hour. I love you to see the most of Kamakura, so about the extra hour, I would only ask for the necessary transportation fare.


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It will be first booked, first served basis, but could you make inquiries before booking?


If you're interested in TOKYO, MOUNT FUJI, or NIKKO, please CHECK the TOURS before you make inquiries.


(Some transportation for Mount Fuji or Nikko might be fully booked if you do last minute booking.)


I could also guide KYOTO, HIMEJI etc. if you will cover my transportation fare round trip from Tokyo.


If you'd like a car chartered, please check the PRIVATE CARS TOUR by yourself.

It's concerned with your budget, so I'm afraid I cannot make arrangements for that, but I will be happy to guide you with the car you chartered.


It's impossible to make quotes without knowing the spots you would like to visit.

Nikko and Mount Fuji are approximately two hours on Limited Express from Shinjuku or Asakusa.

Tokyo is not a compact city, but a huge one.


If you have difficulties with stairs, please tell me in your message. Thank you.

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Kamakura Tour Reviews

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Hubert Z.

5 / 5
May 17, 2024

Tokyo Up-to-You Tour

Tokyo
8 hours

Great Tour - highly recommend

This was my wife and mine first time in Japan and Yoko was phenomenal. We did a full day tour but that included lunch and some beers with plenty of opportunities to take great photos. Yoko is very friendly and nice and did a great job teaching us about the history and culture through the day but in a very friendly and conversational way. Highly recommend Yoko!

Hubert Z.

I appreciate your great review, Hubert san. I had a great time with you and your lovely wife Brittany san. It is my first time talking about retirement and health care over Asahi Extra Cold at that restaurant. It was so interesting talking with both of you. I started to watch "Tokyo Vice" and looking forward to watching Episode 7 of Season 2 tonight, which broadcast is a little delayed compared to the States. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and come again in the future. Thank you again for the lovely day, Yoko

Ueno Park and East Garden of the Imperial Palace with Yoko - excellent day

When we met Yoko at our hotel, the first thing she did was point out the view of Mount Fuji from the hotel. She said that usually you cannot see it from Tokyo in May. We knew from there that Yoko would be providing valuable information along the way. This tour is important, not only to see the beautiful grounds and shrines, but also because of its links to the past, especially of the Shogun era in Japan in the Edo period. Yoko, brings along her expertise and teaches those she guides. It’s a great learning experience and she keeps photos and drawings of the Edo period with her. It helps make it a great tour. Yoko is also very nice and her English is perfect haven’t spent years in the US. She also helped my wife at a restaurant order with an allergy. We were lucky to have a warm, sunny day with a nice breeze. It was a perfect Saturday in May in Tokyo and a great tour. Thanks Yoko.

Len B.

Thank you so much for such an amazing review, Len san. We were blessed with the perfect weather to explore East Gardens and Ueno Park and I was glad both of you were keen enough to walk to visit the sightseeing spots. Not only Mount Fuji, we could see some cherry blossoms still blooming at East Gardens. I really enjoy the conversations with you. As I have two guests in a row talking about "Tokyo Vice" I started watching it and soon I'm going to finish the 2nd Episode of Season 1. Some scenes of Shogun is quite gross but it is so authentic and "Last Samurai" is a marvelous movie with beautiful Samurai spirits, Bushido, which Ken Watanabe who is also in Tokyo Vice played the role of Last Samurai. I hope you enjoy Kyoto and your cruise too. Thank you again for the lovely day, Len sama and Sheryl sama.

Not what we expected

We expected to have a deep dive on Japan culture and history during the tour. Instead we had a rushed and intense walk + subway tour that was neither inspiring or informative. The highlight was that the say was beautiful abd we got to see many of the cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Janet R.

Sorry I didn't match what you were expecting. I felt sometimes you seemed not to understand English well enough. Maybe you should look for a guide who spoke Portugese. I wish you would ask more questions for what you were looking for. I explained about Shogun and the history of Sensoji Asakusa. I hope the rest of your trip went well.

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