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【Jun.~Jul. / hydrangeas】Beautiful hydrangeas in Kamakura

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Kamakura is popular for a variety of sightseeing spots, but it is especially known for its hydrangeas. During the middle of spring and summer season, beautiful hydrangeas bloom everywhere in Kamakura, attracting many people.


Many locals and tourists are coming here for the instagrammable spots.

I am here to show you where is the recommended Kamakura hydrangea spots.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Tokyo station or your hotel 30 minutes walk to Tokyo station

- I will pick up you at Tokyo station or your hotel 30 minutes walk to Tokyo station.

10:30 AM

Meigetsuin-temple / arrive at the Kitakamakura station

Meigetsuin Temple is a temple of the Kenchoji School of Rinzai Zen Buddhism located in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture. During the hydrangea season, the approximately 2,500 hydrangeas in the garden are in full bloom, and their beauty is breathtaking. In particular, the hydrangeas illuminated at night create a fantastic and very romantic atmosphere.

11:30 AM

Jochiji-temple

In addition to the hydrangeas and the famous round window, there are many other attractions on the temple grounds. The dry landscape garden in front of the main hall, the bamboo grove, and the thatched-roof Kaisando-Do (temple hall) are also very atmospheric. There is also the tomb of Hojo Tokiyori, the “Tsurube no Ii,” one of the ten wells in Kamakura, and the “Meigetsuin Yagura,” one of the largest yagura (graves of medieval warriors and monks dug in a hole in a rock wall) in Kamakura.

12:30 PM

Kenchoji-temple and Kamegayatsuzaka Cut through

It is a slope by the side of Chouju-ji Temple and a road for daily life connecting Ougigaya and the Kita-Kamakura Yamanouchi area. It is one of the “Seven Cuts of Kamakura,” and was named “Kamegayatsuzaka” because even turtles turned back on its steep slope. Hydrangeas grow in clusters on the slopes on both sides of the road, providing a contrast to the trees.


The road is closed to vehicular traffic from a short distance up the hill, so visitors can enjoy the view without worrying about cars. Enjoy viewing the hydrangeas while walking leisurely.

01:00 PM

Lunch

Lunch at the "Sasho" restaurant which costs ¥2,000~¥3,000 JPY.

You can enjoy beef stew or Japanese mini course meal (come with main meal of fish and soap and salads).

02:40 PM

Tsuruokahachimangu-shrine

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine is said to offer various benefits such as “luck in victory, work, and success in life,” “easy childbirth,” and “marriage and good fortune. This is because there are several shrines enshrining various deities within the shrine's precincts. It is said to be a powerful power spot because if you visit all the shrines, you can obtain various blessings.

03:30 PM

Komachi-street

It is a shopping street that starts right outside the East Exit of Kamakura Station and continues all the way to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine. The small street is filled with the charm of Kamakura, and is lined with stores offering Japanese sweets such as green tea sweets and dango dumplings, seafood stores such as Shonan's specialty shirasu-don (whitebait rice bowl), and restaurants such as old private house cafes.

Ending Point

Koumachi -street

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

・showing and introducing Japanese culture

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What‘s not included

1. fees for the spots you visit

- Meigetsuin-temple: ¥500 JPY for adults ¥300 JPY for kids under 12

- A back garden in Meigetsuin-temple: ¥500 JPY

- Jochiji-temple: ¥200 JPY for adults ¥100 JPY for kids under 18

- Kenchoji-temple: ¥500 JPY for adults ¥300 JPY for kids under 12

- Tusruokahachimangu-temple: ¥200 JPY for adults


2. the coins to offer prayer


3. train tickets (estimate ticket fee 850yen~950yen)


4. the cost of the lunch you took


5. the souvenir you bought

Tour Important Information

• This tour involves a lot of walking, so please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

• Several places we will visit do not accept credit cards, so please bring cash.

• Individuals with tattoos may not be able to enter temples. If you can hide the tattoos, please bring a jacket or extra attire to cover them up.

• On a tour date with heavy rain, the tour will still commence but some spots may be skipped.

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