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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)

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  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)
USD 86.74
Overview
Experience the shrines and temples of Kamakura, one of Japan’s most prominent religious centers, on a 5-hour walking tour. In a small group limited to 10 people, you’ll visit historical sites such as Tokei-ji Temple, Jochi-ji Temple, and Genji-yama Park, while learning about the foundations of Buddhism and Shintoism. Plus, you’ll marvel at Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura), a 47-foot (14-meter) Buddha statue that dates back to the 13th century.
What to Expect

Greet your guide at JR Kita-Kamakura station at 9am, when you'll begin your walking tour of Kamakura. While learning about the religious of one of Japan's most significant religious centers, you'll see the following highlights:

・Tokei-ji Temple
・Jochi-ji Temple
・Genji-yama Park
・Zeniarai benzai-ten Ugafuku Shrine & to experience‘Zeniarai’(Washing money)
・Sasuke inari Shrine
・Take a rest at Café Terrace ITSUKI GARDEN
・Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura) 
・Hase-dera Temple

Your tour concludes at your original departure point after five hours of exploration. 

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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful scenery and excellent guide!

If you are looking to experience some of the traditional culture that Japan is famous for, this tour of Kamakura is well worth the price. Yoko is a wonderful tour guide who will provide you with first-rate service every step of the way. Yoko knows...More

2  Thank Brad D
Takeshi S, オーナー at Omakase Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your comment! I really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed Kamakura with Yoko even though it was an extremely hot day. There are more to explore Japan, so I hope you to come back and discover other...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The Kyoto of eastern Japan

We had a rainy day. But our halfday tour through Kamakura with our guide Noriko was one of the highlights of our two weeks Japan tour. There are so many temples and shrines. To visit them all it would need 3 or 4 days. The...More

1  Thank RainerSassmann
Takeshi S, オーナー at Omakase Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment! I really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed Kamakura with Noriko despite the rain. There is more to explore Japan, so I hope you to come back and discover other attractive places with Noriko again!

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile
Exploring the countryside :)

It was a fun day at Kamakura - just over an hour travel via train from Tokyo. We took the scenic forest route for this walking tour. We saw different temples, “washed money”, drank tea, saw the Great Buddha and the beautiful bamboo grove. Our...More

2  Thank Rachelle B
Takeshi S, オーナー at Omakase Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. I really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed Kamakura. There is more to explore, so I hope you to come back and discover new Japan!

Reviewed 24 March 2018
A great tour of Kamakura

We really enjoyed our 5 hours walking tour in Kamamura, with our nice guide Yumiko. I definitely recommend to join this tour, in order to discover Japan outside big cities.

3  Thank Valeria S
Takeshi S, マネージャー at Omakase Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for your comment. I really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour. I hope that you would be back and enjoy Japan again!

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Great day trip from Tokyo!

We were so glad we chose this tour as one of our day trips from Tokyo. Our guide, Lu, was professional, friendly and very knowledgeable. Kamakura is beautiful, and a wonderful respite from Tokyo. This tour involves hiking in the hillsides around Kamakura which is...More

3  Thank Maria C
Takeshi S, マネージャー at Omakase Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for your comment. I really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed historical Kamakura. There is more to explore in Japan. I hope that you would be back to Japan and enjoy our tour again!

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