Kanagawa | 7.0h
Japanese Scenic Views and Photo Opportunities in Kamakura
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Take the kinds of photos you will want to show off back home!

Once the political center of Japan, Kamakura is an old Japanese city filled with a number of temples and shrines. On this tour, your otomo tour guide will take you around temples that offer the best photo opportunities. Take photos of a peaceful garden through a circular window, a mural of an energetic dragon; Unryuzu, the view of a Japanese garden enjoyed over a cup of tea and a stunning bamboo forest; all unique views, only found at temples in Kamakura. You can also try nagashi-somen noodles; a traditional cuisine, and traditional confectionary in a renovated old Japanese house. Visit the famous Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and the Great Buddha of Kamakura to top off your trip with.

Highlights

・Enjoy various traditional Japanese designs at every temple you visit, including a beautiful circular window, a dragon mural, a Japanese garden and a bamboo forest.
・Experience eating nagashi-somen noodles (flowing somen noodles), the traditional way, and have a traditional confectionery snack in an old Japanese house, renovated and used as a cafe.
・You will of course visit the two most popular tourist destinations in Kamakura; Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and the the Great Buddha of Kamakura, as well.

Attractions

・Meigetsu-in Temple
・Chaya Kado
・Kenchoji Temple
・Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine
・Jomyo-ji
・Hokoku-ji temple
・Mushin-an
・Kotoku-in

Notes

・This tour is great for photographs so remember to bring your camera!
・This tour is based around visiting locations with great photo opportunities. At some of the temples you visit, you will not actually go into the main building, but instead be taken to the scenic locations on site.
・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・On Thursday, the location ""Mushin-an"" is closed. If any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

In front of East exit gate, JR Kamakura Station

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