Zen temple and Zazen Experience

Unique Experience

Yukio K.

4 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 5 people

Meet at Kita Kamakura JR station at 14:00

Visit Kenchoji temple

Walk up to Hanzobo Shrine

Zazen at the main hall of Kenchoji 16:20

Finish Zazen at 17:30


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Meeting Point

At the exit of Kita Kamakura JR station(Yokosuka Line)

Kenchoji temple

Zazen experience

Ending Point

At Kita Kamakura station

What to Expect

Experience Zazen(Meditation) at the quiet hall of Kenchoji

Kenchoji was opened by a Chinese Zen priest, Lanqi Daolong, with a support of Hojo Tokiyori in the 13th century. The temple was listed in the first top five ranked Zen temples in Kamakura.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Admission fee(500yen/person)

Important Information

Transportation: 60 min. From Tokyo Station to Kamakura Station (800 JPN) Bus : From Kamakura Station to Daitomiya 200 JPN Lunch : 1,000~2,000 (Japanese or Italian) Please bring cash, just in case the restaurant does not accept your credit card.

Zazen experience is opened only Friday and Saturday from 16:30.

Admission to Kenchoji(500 yen/person) is not included in the tour.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$46/ per person