Kamakura Tour from Tokyo or Yokohama

Located just one hour south of Tokyo, Kamakura is home to the Great Buddha Hall, Tsuruhachimangu Shrine, a beautiful Japanese garden and many other historic buildings, beautiful cafes, and cozy shops. This tour will show you beautiful Kamakura to the fullest.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Marunouchi, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Located just one hour south of Tokyo, Kamakura is home to the Great Buddha Hall, Tsuruhachimangu Shrine, a beautiful Japanese garden and many other historic buildings, beautiful cafes, and cozy shops. This tour will show you beautiful Kamakura to the fullest.

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

You can see beautiful sacred Great Buddha.It is a bronze made of Amida Buddha, which stands on the grounds of Kotokuin Temple. With a height of 11.4 meters, it has long been the second tallest bronze Buddha statue in Japan, surpassed only by the statue in Nara’s Todaiji Temple and some recent creations.
It must be a impressive experience.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Hesedera temple resides on a mountain called “Kannon-zan”. The ground holds a large variety of flowers which bloom throughout the year welcoming visitors. Additionally, the scenic view from the observation platform on the upper ground is recognized as one of the most picturesque spots in Kamakura.

Duration: 50 minutes

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

It’s Kamakura’s most important shrine. It was founded by Minamoto Yoriyoshi in 1063, and enlarged and moved to its current site in 1180 by Minamoto Yoritomo, the founder and first shogun of the Kamakura government.

Duration: 45 minutes