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Kamakura Private Walking Tour provided by Japan Wonder Travel

Kamakura Private Walking Tour

Kamakura Private Walking Tour
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AU$526.03
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Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
About
Kamakura was Japan's first feudal capital from 12th century to 14th century. It is surrounded by 3 mountains and ocean and known for many historically significant Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Come join this 6-hour walking tour to feel the spirit of samurai at its historic sites! You will visit Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the biggest shrine in Kamakura area, and Komachi Dori, the most famous street with many interesting shops and delicious street food stands. Also visit Hase Temple, Kotokuin area, and see the big Buddha (also called "Daibutsu" in Japanese)! Your guide will make you are having a lot of fun while learning the history of Japan. Let's walk and talk together in Kamakura!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
Chinese, English, Chinese
What to expect
  • Meet up with your private guide in the morning in front of the JR Kamakura station’s east exit. You’ll spend the rest of your visit exploring the ancient Japanese landmarks of this timeless town, a popular day-trip location for visitors from Tokyo. Head first to Kamakura’s Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, a picturesque religious site situated in the city center. Many locals visit the shrine in order to offer prayers for good fortune. Continue on foot to Komachi Dori, a famous strip that houses an array of Kamakura’s best street food vendors, unique shops, and religious attractions including Kotokuin Temple and Hase Temple. Proceed from Komachi Dori to Daibutsu (the “Big Buddha”), the second-biggest Buddha monument in Japan and one that dates back to the 13th century. Depending on the time of year and how quickly you proceed through the other attractions, you may also have time for one more stop before ending your trip. At the end of your day you’ll be brought back the JR Kamakura station to proceed to your next destination.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Chinese, English, Chinese
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
  • Meet up with your private guide in the morning in front of the JR Kamakura station’s east exit. You’ll spend the rest of your visit exploring the ancient Japanese landmarks of this timeless town, a popular day-trip location for visitors from Tokyo. Head first to Kamakura’s Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, a picturesque religious site situated in the city center. Many locals visit the shrine in order to offer prayers for good fortune. Continue on foot to Komachi Dori, a famous strip that houses an array of Kamakura’s best street food vendors, unique shops, and religious attractions including Kotokuin Temple and Hase Temple. Proceed from Komachi Dori to Daibutsu (the “Big Buddha”), the second-biggest Buddha monument in Japan and one that dates back to the 13th century. Depending on the time of year and how quickly you proceed through the other attractions, you may also have time for one more stop before ending your trip. At the end of your day you’ll be brought back the JR Kamakura station to proceed to your next destination.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 21490P8
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Friendly professional guide
  • Private walking tour
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation fee (you and guide in Kamakura area)
  • Entry/Admission - Hase-dera Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
  • Entry/Admission - Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Kencho-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Engaku-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
Duration
6h
Departure details
  • Kamakura Station, 1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan Departure Point: JR Kamakura Station. East Gate Exit.
Additional information
  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Inclusions
  • Friendly professional guide
  • Private walking tour
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation fee (you and guide in Kamakura area)
  • Entry/Admission - Hase-dera Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
  • Entry/Admission - Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Kencho-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Engaku-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
Departure details
  • Kamakura Station, 1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan Departure Point: JR Kamakura Station. East Gate Exit.
Duration
6h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Comfortable walking shoes and clothes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 17 Jun. 2020
A note from Kamakura Private Walking Tour
Regular temperature checks for travelers.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Kamakura Station
    1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan
    Departure Point: JR Kamakura Station. East Gate Exit.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Japan Wonder Travel
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Hase-dera Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 4
    Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 5
    Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 6
    Kencho-ji Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 7
    Engaku-ji Temple
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 8
    Kamakura Komachidori
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 9
    Meigetsuin (Hydrangea Temple)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Gregg M
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It was an awesome visit to see such a historical site.
Feb. 2020
This was a must see when you visit Japan. Very easy to get to via trains,cabs or walking . The statue itself is a wonder to behold and the surounding area is very interesting to see.
Written 11 March 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Pe Wuu
4 contributions
Very nice Idea! Thanks for nice guideing!
Jan. 2019 • Business
Very nice Idea! Thanks for nice guideing! Thanks for showing not only famous places but also some other parts of Kamakura. Would never see it without your help!
Written 23 January 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Japan Wonder Travel
al_ris2019
al_ris2019
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Nice city but not professional guides
When I got to Kamakura the first thing the kids asked me was where did I wanted to go. I sent them a list about the
Lynn S
Lynn S
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Great tour!
We found this tour through Marriott and what a find it was. Having local guides are always great but having local s
B7347MBalbertom
B7347MBalbertom
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Great tour with great company in Kamakura
We found these 4 boys when we arrive to the Kamakura station offering us a tour around the city. They were flexible
Peter C
Peter C
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Great tour guides from these young enthusiastic teenagers
We enjoyed our informative and helpful tour from Yuto and Shion from the very beginning. They brought us to some gr
June R
June R
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Great short trip and day in Kamakura
My husband and I went to visit Japan for the first time, and as part of our rather short trip - we decided also to
francist63
francist63
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Interesting Tour of Kamakura Shrines and Bamboo Forest
We did the tour with two students who led us on a tour of 5 shrines, including the one where the Great Buddha is an
christopherrT8004LW
christopherrT8004LW
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Walking tour with Yoshie
On Monday, 2/11/2019 we spent a full day walking with Yoshie from Japan Wonder Travel. She was spectacular! Kin
Saveljatka
Saveljatka
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tour of Kamakura
Guys caught me directly at exit with station Kamakura and offered conduct tour. We strolled on city, inspected basi
Karolina K
Karolina K
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Guided tailor-made Kamakura tour with the students of Kamakura Gakuen ESS
I arrived at Kamakura Station alone, with no special plan and met the students (Kei 1 Yamaguchi, Kei 2 Odajima and
gretchenh614
gretchenh614
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Unique Opportunity
This is a great opportunity if you are planning to visit Kamakura. High School students studying English give tours
revesburger
revesburger
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great way to discover experience Kamakura
this tour was a very good surprise. we met with four of our guides and their teacher outside Kamakura station and t
mountaindweller970
mountaindweller970
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Fantastic experience with local student guides
Upon arrival at the Kamakura Station, I was approached by a group of students who offered to take me on a guided to
Davofam
Davofam
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Wonderful tour of Kamakura!!!!
We arrived in Kamakura today planning to spend some time wandering with a walking map to see the sights. Our three
AnnaS9688
AnnaS9688
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Unexpected and educational adventure
Guided by high school students, could ask many questions about Japanese culture and religion. Wonderful temple and
Mayuri D
Mayuri D
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Visiting Kamakura with high school students
This was a great one day trip where first of all let me mention that we were surprised to be welcomed by school stu
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