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Kamakura Beginners' with Local Guide

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Overview
If you do not know much about Kamakura, but you're curious about the Big Buddha you've seen so much on Instagram, this is the tour for you. Explore the two most popular sites in Kamakura with local guides, and learn about the history, culture, customs, and local living while walking through town. Don't know how to pray at the temples or shrines? No worries. Ask any questions about Kamakura or Japan! Our local guides are happy to assist you to deepen the knowledge about Kamakura.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura), 4 Chome-2-28 Hase, Kamakura 248-0016 Kanagawa Prefecture

If you are in Kamakura, you must meet the Great Buddha.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

You will visit the important and prominent shrine of Kamakura. The guide will show you how to properly pray at the shrine. We may visit little shrines on the premises as well.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Komachi Street, Komachi, Kamakura 248-0006 Kanagawa Prefecture

You will see a lot of interesting shops. Our local guide Masa or Saori will help you shop in Japanese! You can ask questions, trying some snacks. Masa and Saori are eager to help your time in Kamakura more meaningful.

Duration: 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kamakura Station, 1-chōme-1-15 Onarimachi, Kamakura, Kanagawa 248-0012, Japan
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Admissions to Kotokuin
  • Transportation fee during the tour
  • Entry/Admission - Kotoku-in (Great Buddha of Kamakura)
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Kamakura Mind
12 reviews
Alyssa S
Key West, Florida
20
Fun and Unique Experience
We really enjoyed this tour. The shop owner was very knowledgeable and though he said his English was not very
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jordanlzy9393
23
Fantastic experience for the entire family
Was able to get an interesting insight into pottery with our experienced and helpful guide. The class was
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SamKiv
Melbourne, Australia
31
Fun activity near Enoshima
In Enoshima preparing for the Olympic Games sailing competition we participated in this activity on one of our
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Willie S
21
Moss Workshop
My husband and I signed up for the Moss Workshop with Kamakura Mind in Kamakura, Japan. We went to a quaint back
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kthryn27
United States
122
Love my moss terrarium!
My tour guide, staff, and moss specialist were all courteous and knowledgeable. The location of the moss shop is
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Bundtlust
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
99289
Outstanding experience with a master of his craft!
I have participated in numerous hands-on craft experiences through Kamakura Mind and was absolutely thrilled at
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Noona07
10
Welcoming and Exciting
I was born in Japan but moved when I was young and I am half but I get a lot of upsetting comments or not so
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W895XGdavids
Minami, Japan
11
Your Hanko is You!
You think you know who you are from your experiences and modes of identity but how do you demonstrate your
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Willie S
21
Hanko Making in Kamakura
I had never heard of hanko or their use till I took this workshop. We met in the small hanko store where the
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alexandersW6389HM
Kamakura, Japan
11
Fun & informative (and cool hanko!)
We spent about 15 minutes in the morning learning about the history of hanko name seals from the proprietor of
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Culture45827677581
10
呼吸する土
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Escape24932834800
Kanagawa, Japan
10
リフレッシュ体験&地元の人々との交流
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