Must-sees in Kamakura One-day Tour

Day Trip

Shoji K.

4.83 / 5
(46 reviews)
8 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 7 people

We visit a historical city, Kamakura where Japan's first shogunate (feudal government) existed from the 12th to the 14th century. It takes about 1 hour by train from Tokyo to Kamakura. There are a lot of Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. I chose must-see places for you. We also enjoy streetcar ride in the city.

Meeting Point

At your hotel lobby

09:00 AM

Your hotel lobby

Meeting at your hotel lobby

10:00 AM

Enoden streetcar ride

Arriving at JR Kamakura station and transferring to Enoden train, the most popular streetcar in Japan

10:30 AM

Great Buddha

After arriving at Hase station, walking to Kotokuin Temple with Great Buddha statue, one of the two major Great Buddha in Japan, the other is in Nara Todaiji Temple.

11:30 AM

Hase Temple

After Great Buddha, walking to Hase temple, famous for the Kannon Bodhisattva statue and flowers in the garden.

12:30 PM


Having lunch around in Hase town

01:30 PM

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

After lunch, we go back from Hase to Kamakura station using Enoden train and walk to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, one of the major historic sites representing Kamakura.

03:00 PM

Komachi Dori street

After Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, we enjoy strolling and shopping in Komachi Dori street.

04:00 PM

Kamakura station

Getting on JR train to go back to Tokyo

05:00 PM

Your hotel

Ending the tour

Ending Point

At your hotel lobby

What to Expect

You can enjoy 3 must-see tourist spots in Kamakura, Great Buddha, Hase Temple and Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. You can also enjoy riding Enoden streetcar and walking along Komachi street where various shops stand side by side.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up and drop-off

What‘s not included

transportation fee (you and guide, about 1000JPY one way from Tokyo to Kamakura), lunch (you and guide, about 1000JPY one person)

Important Information

I can guide you in Ise and Hiroshima if you pay my transportation fee.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time



Juan B.

5 / 5
May 29, 2023

great tour with shoji

very knowledgeable we had a great time with shoji


Mohamad H.

5 / 5
May 23, 2023

The best tour guide you can ever have!

He was so helpful with everything and went out of his way to make our trip worth it he finished the tour and still offered to take us to one more spot because he knew we would love to go there! Best Tour Guide Ever!!!!!! Thank you again for everything Mr.Shoji


Kris B.

5 / 5
May 1, 2023

Amazing time in Kamakura

Myself and my parents first time staying in Tokyo. Decided to book a tour with Shoji, based on all his excellent past reviews. Shoji met us first thing in the morning at our hotel in Shiodome. Guided us through the efficient Japanese train system to our destination. We had an amazing experience going to all the various temples and to see the great Buddha itself. He even went out of his way to locate a yakiniku restaurant for us to eat at, as I mentioned that my father was a fan of bbq meats. Would highly recommend !! With some spare time remaining he even took us by Shibuya crossing before heading back to our hotel.


Charles B.

5 / 5
May 1, 2023

An interesting tour in difficult circumstances

A considerate mature aged gentleman which was exactly what we required. The weather was poor and my wife injured and he tailored the tour to suit. We would thoroughly recommend him for groups or couples like us.

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