Exciting Kamakura - One Day Tour from Tokyo

Kamakura is called “the Kyoto of Eastern Japan”, because it used to be the capital of Japan from 12th to 14th century. It’s the first government by the Shogun, a top of samurai warriors. Kamakura offers numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments.

In this tour, we will visit three famous temples and one shrine.

See inclusions and excursions for what is included in the price of this tour.
* Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Kamakura, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Kamakura is called “the Kyoto of Eastern Japan”, because it used to be the capital of Japan from 12th to 14th century. It’s the first government by the Shogun, a top of samurai warriors. Kamakura offers numerous temples, shrines and other historical monuments.

In this tour, we will visit three famous temples and one shrine.

See inclusions and excursions for what is included in the price of this tour.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura), 4 Chome-2-28 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

This temple was built in 13th century and this Buddha is the landmark of Kamakura. (Entrance fee:300 JPY)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hase-dera Temple, 3-11-2 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

This temple was built in 8th century and it has a nice Japanese garden, statues of Buddha, view of the Pacific Ocean and a unique cave shrine. In June and July, hydrangea is so beautiful. (Entrance fee:400 JPY)

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hokokuji Temple (Takedera Temple), 2-7-4 Jomyoji, Kamakura 248-0003 Kanagawa Prefecture

This temple was built in 14th century and has a beautiful bamboo forest. This temple is something different from other temples in Kamakura ( Entrance fee : 300 JPN).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine, 2-1-31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura 248-0005 Kanagawa Prefecture

This shrine was the official guardian shrine of the Kamakura shogunate and worshiped by warriors as deity of the military.

Duration: 1 hour