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Full-Day Kamakura Tour from Tokyo Including Engakuji Temple and Great Buddha

Tour feature and details

Kamakura is rich in nature. It is surrounded by beautiful mountains on three sides and faces Sagami Bay to the south.
In 13th century Minamoto Yoritomo, a samurai warrior, established the first military government in Kamakura because it was a natural fortress. He constructed a lot of temples and shrines to protect his government.
In this tour I will take you to Kotokuin Temple with Great Buddha., Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the heart of Kamakura city, Komachi Street with a lot of pretty souvenir shops and restaurants, and Engakuji Temple, a Zen temple.
The Great Buddha in Kotokuin Temple with the height of 13meters and 121 tons in weight is a National Treasure. Visitors may go inside the statue and see firsthand the sophisticated casting technology used in its construction. The statue, sitting against the backdrop of the blue sky and the green trees, is amazing.
Tsurugaoka-Hachimangu Shrine is the most popular shrine in Kamakura. The approach to the shrine is lined with a lot of cherry trees. In spring you can enjoy walking through the pink-colored tunnel of cherry blossoms.
Between Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and Kamakura station there is a pretty street with a lot of restaurants and shops selling traditional Japanese souvenirs. You can enjoy eating or shopping there. Engakuji Temple was built in 1282 to enshrine the souls of the warriors killed in the battles between Japan and Mongolia in 1274 and 1281.

Let's enjoy Kamakura city of history and culture.

Course(Visiting Spots)

1)Great Buddha of Kotokuin Temple designated as a national treasure
2)Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, the symbol of Kamakura
3)Komachi Street with a lot of shops and restaurants where you can enjoy lunch
The last visit is Engakuji Temple with a beautiful Japanese garden where you would relax.

Departure Time 9:00AM
Duration 8 hours
Number of People 2~4
Meeting Point Your hotel in Tokyo
Tour End Your hotel in Tokyo
What's Included ・Professional guide fee
・Hotel pick-up and drop-off
・Small group private tour
What's Excluded ・Your transportation fees from your hotel and each attraction (around 2000 yen/person)
・Admission fees(The Great Buddha 300 yen/person, Engakuji temple 300 yen/person)
・Your meals, if any
*Fee may be subjec to change
Reservation Deadline 7 days before the tour
Others Travel insurance not be attached.
  • Yuko
  • Language:English
  • Interpreter Guide Number:EN00897
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Tour Fee

  • US$127 per group

Cancellation Policy

8 or more days before tour date
No Cancellation Fee
2-7 days before tour date
20% Cancellation Fee
1 day before tour date
50% Cancellation Fee
On the tour date or If you do not send a cancellation contact
100% Cancellation Fee

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