Guided tour

Kamakura Old Capital Walking Tour with the Great Buddha

Kamakura Old Capital Walking Tour with the Great Buddha

From US$ 81.89 per person

The tour kicks off with Japanese sweet tasting on the lively shopping street, Komachi-dori! Stroll the historical shrines and temples in the nature of Kamakura. Great photo-snapping locations and meeting with the Great Buddha!

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Try out some local Japanese sweets on Komachi
  • Venture through Kamakura's historical shrines and temples and meet the Great Buddha
  • Check out Hasedera Temple, with it's beautiful scenic views of the coastline and hidden little cave
Full description
After trying out a traditional Japanese snack on Komachi-dori, go on to explore Kamakura's history and unique culture along with your friendly local guide. Venture into Kamakura's beautiful temples and shrines before having a delicious, super-healthy lunch in Hasedera Temple. You will get to peruse this fantastic structure with the help of your informative guide.  After your visit to the Great Buddha of Kamakura, you will finish your tour with an exciting visit to Yuigahama Beach! Gain insight into how to make the most out of visiting Japanese shrines and temples and enjoy a delicious and healthy lunch at the temple restaurant! Check out Hasedera Temple, with it's beautiful scenic views of the coastline and hidden little cave before going on to greet the Great Buddha! You'll get to take a lot of photos.
Includes
  • Dango treat (up to 300 Yen) and lunch at the Hasedera Temple restaurant
  • Tour photos
  • 4.5-hours with a local guide
  • Additional food and drink (Available for purchase)
  • Transportation fee (400 yen)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the Kamakura Tourist Information Center at JR Kamakura station East exit. The local partner will be holding a sign.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • All ages can join this tour
  • You do not need to pay for the guide's food and drinks
  • The tour includes lunch and a <i>Dango</i> snack but additional food and drinks are available to purchase
  • Out of respect for other guests and to ensure the best tour for everyone, the tour must start on time. You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or rescheduled tour if you are late for the tour and miss the group
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 1 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Interesting history, beautiful temples, cute town - I wish I could have spent more time there ambling among the shops, but that wasn't part of the tour.

January 10, 2020

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Product ID: 330531