Kanagawa | 5.0h
Excellent locations and Good Food for Kamakura First-Timers
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A city everyone should visit once in their lives; Kamakura.


Since you choose to visit Kamakura, you would say "I want to see all the famous shrines and temples! I also want to eat local food!"
This is the tour you can experience all you want!
In addition to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu and Kamakura Daibutsu, which are the most popular sightseeing spots in Kamakura, you will also visit Hasedera Temple, which is famous as a scenic spot with a panoramic view of Kamakura's sea and cityscape.
And when it comes to traveling, you can't wait to enjoy food. Introducing delicious food that can only be eaten here, such as eating out on "Komachi-dori," where more than 250 shops line up, and Japanese sweets at "cafes" that make use of a 100-year-old folk house! 

Highlights


・Visit the two most popular tourist destications in Kamakura; Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine and the Great Buddha of Kamakura.
・Enjoy the magnificent view from Hasedera Temple which is built on the top of a hill.
・Eating and walking at Komachi Street where you can taste Kamakura's local gourmet.
・Enjoy Japanese confectionery at a renovated old house, used as a cafe.
・Ride the local train; the Edoshima Electric Railway.
・This tour also includes a bike ride!

Attractions


・Komachi Street:There are many shops where you can eat and walk. There are many things that you can only eat in Kamakura and you can't buy. Please eat what you like while walking.
・Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine:Speaking of Kamakura tourism, this shrine cannot be removed. It has a history of over 1000 years and is popular as a power spot. The guide will explain the local attractions, so don't miss it!
・Jyomyoji Temple: It serves delicious matcha while watching the beautiful Japanese garden. Of course, you can also take a picture of the Japanese garden.
・Hokokuji Temple: It is a bamboo garden of 2000 "MosoChiku Bamboo". You can take an overwhelmingly beautiful shot.
・Tenugui Cafe Ichigeya:A cafe renovated from a 70-year old private house. Eat sweets in a Japanese space and take a break! It's also a shop for Japanese towel "Tenugui", so it's recommended as a souvenir.
・Kotoku-in:This is a temple where the famous huge Buddha statue, the national treasure “Kamakura Daibutsu” is enshrined. The height is over 11m and you can enter the inside of the Buddha! Enjoy the Buddha statue experience from outside and inside.
・Hase-dera Temple:A flower temple where you can enjoy seasonal plants. There are lots of highlights in the precincts, and you may forget your time, such as cute amulets and funny fortunes. It is also a scenic spot with a panoramic view of the sea and Kamakura.

Notes

・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・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.
・On Tuesdays and Wednesdays ""Tenugui Cafe Ichigeya"" 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.

Expenses Not Included

The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
(Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY2,100 /person)

Meeting Point

In front of East exit gate, JR Kamakura Station



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