Private Full-Day Kamakura Tour of Tokyo and Hokoku-ji Temple

Kamakura is a beautiful seaside city with many historical sites and takes just an hour by local train from Tokyo. In this full-day tour, you’ll visit three popular temples and a shrine: Hase temple, Kotokuin temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine, and Hokokuji temple which has a beautiful bamboo grove in the ground. Kamakura is also known for its delicious food. Hotel pick-up and professional guide included.

If you have any food restrictions such as vegetarians, macrobiotics, gluten free, or no-fish, please let me know in advance.
Travel insurance not be attached.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Marunouchi, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Kamakura is a beautiful seaside city with many historical sites and takes just an hour by local train from Tokyo. In this full-day tour, you’ll visit three popular temples and a shrine: Hase temple, Kotokuin temple, Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine, and Hokokuji temple which has a beautiful bamboo grove in the ground. Kamakura is also known for its delicious food. Hotel pick-up and professional guide included.

If you have any food restrictions such as vegetarians, macrobiotics, gluten free, or no-fish, please let me know in advance.
Travel insurance not be attached.

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

Kamakura had developed since then centering around this shrine and its main street.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hokoku-ji Temple Bamboo Grove, 2-7-4 Jomyoji Hokoku-ji Temple, Kamakura 248-0003 Kanagawa Prefecture

It’s a Zen sect temple and famous for the beautiful bamboo grove.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

The great Buddha is the second largest statue in Japan with 12meters tall and 121tons in weight. It was originally built in the mid-13th century and registered as the only national treasure in Kamakura.

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Hase temple is located in a couple of minutes’ walk from the great Buddha. It is famous for its gilded statue of Kannon which is one of the largest wooden statue in Japan with 10 meters high. You can enjoy a great view of Sagami Bay from the observation deck.

Duration: 30 minutes