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.
At your hotel lobby
Meeting at your hotel lobby
Arriving at JR Kamakura station and transferring to Enoden train, the most popular streetcar in Japan
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.
After Great Buddha, walking to Hase temple, famous for the Kannon Bodhisattva statue and flowers in the garden.
Having lunch around in Hase town
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.
After Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, we enjoy strolling and shopping in Komachi Dori street.
Getting on JR train to go back to Tokyo
Ending the tour
At your hotel lobby
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.
guide fee, hotel pick-up and drop-off
transportation fee (you and guide, about 1000JPY one way from Tokyo to Kamakura), lunch (you and guide, about 1000JPY one person)
I can guide you in Ise and Hiroshima if you pay my transportation fee.
very knowledgeable we had a great time with shoji
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
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.
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.