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Kamakura: a town you can enjoy more than you imagine

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This tour is designed for the first visit to Kamakura, which has more than 800 years history. We will cover major spots to enjoy Kamakura including Big Buddha. Kamakura is full of history and culture. In this tour, I will talk about historical and cultural influences of Kamakura era to our current life. The starting time is 9:00am because I assume the guests come from Tokyo area, and it takes about 1 hour from Tokyo.

Kamakura Tour Guide - Hiroshi Y.
Hiroshi Y.
4.96 / 5
(46 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Kamakura station

- JR Kamakura station exit

09:00 AM

Kamakura station

This is the starting point of this tour. We will take Eno-den from this station.

09:30 AM

Ko-Toku-In temple

This temple is famous for a Big Buddha which is a symbol of Kamakura. Big Buddha was built 1252. You will be surprised by the size of Big Buddha.

10:00 AM

Hase-Dera temple

It is said this temple has 1300 years history and famous for a nice garden and flowers all around the year. You can enjoy nice and quiet atmosphere and enjoy a garden designed to express the world of Buddhism. And the main Buddha's statue has 11 faces made from one tree. This is the one you can not miss.

11:00 AM

Komachi-dori street

This street is one for shopping and eating. Many small stores and restaurants are available. The length is about 400 meters (a quoter mile), but it will take more than a hour to go through. Good place to enjoy lunch.

01:30 PM

Tsurugaoka-Hachimangu

This is a big shrine built in 1180 by the first Shogun in Kamakura era and the landmark of Kamakura. This is a good place to know about Japanese history.

03:00 PM

Ho-koku-ji temple

This temple is famous for bamboo grove. This is a good place to enjoy tranquil atmosphere

04:00 PM

Kamakura station

This is the ending point of the tour

Ending Point

Kamakura station

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Guide fee

Transportation cost from Guide home to Kamakura station

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Meal and drink

Admission fee (Total 1000 yen/ person). Guide is free of charge

Tour Important Information

In this tour, we will visit major tourist spots by using public transportation. It means a crowd is expected in many places.

Since a decent distance of walking is involved, I recommend to wear comfortable shoes.

To take lunch, we may have to be in a line.

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Kamakura Tour Reviews

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Matthew S.

5 / 5
Jan 17, 2024

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Fantastic tour of Hakone

Hiro is an excellent tour guide! He designed a fantastic day trip visit to Hakone for our family of 8 and was highly communicative and organized both leading up to our tour date, as well as during our visit to Hakone. We got very lucky with stunning views of Mt. Fuji and appreciated Hiro's historical knowledge and Japanese cultural insights. I highly recommend booking your private tour with Hiro.

Amazing Day in Hakone

We loved our day with Hiroshi! He allowed us to plan a very specific itinerary of the 2 things we wanted to do in Hakone: Hike Mt. Kintoki and visit the Hakone Open Air museum. This required navigating and timing the trains and buses perfectly, which he easily did for us. Hiking with him was safe and fun and he shared great stories. Lunch at the top was a treat and resting our tired feet in the hot springs at the museum was an unexpected highlight. It was a stress free day in Hakone and we would love to travel with Hiroshi again.

Noah K.

Thank you for your comment and I had great time with your family. I am waiting for another chance to guide you.

Andre S.

Andre S.

5 / 5
Dec 31, 2023

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Great time with Hiroshi

My wife and I had a great time wish Hiroshi. We did not have much time in Tokyo and having Hiroshi as a guide was a must. We had a chance to visit many places and most important learn about the culture and Japan history. Hiroshi was a 5 star guide! Also fun and great companion.

Andre S.

Dear Andre Thank you for your evaluation of my tour. I enjoyed being with you and your wife. I am glad to find you had fun with me and explanation about Japanese history and culture. I think you have many reasons to visit Japan again and I wish to show you many other places in Japan. Hiroshi

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