Kamakura, One day from Yokohama Port

Tour Number

Activity Level

385148


Categories

Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Old temples and shrines have many steps.
It's a pity that Hasedera and Tsurugaoka Hachiman have stairs and no elevator.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

For understanding Japanese spiritual culture (One-Day) with a private guide


One-Day tour. Kamakura was a capital city of Japan about 800 years ago. There are many old Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines in the city. Great Amida Buddha of Kotokuin temple, Great Kan-non Bodhisattva of Hasedera and Great Shinto shrine of Tsurugaoka Hachiman are awe-inspiring.

Itinerary

About 9:30 Start from Yokohama Port Osambashi Pier terminal building.
To Hase station via Kamakura by train.
About 10:50 Arrival at Hase station
Walking to Hasedera temple.
Hasedera, Great Kan-non, Beautiful garden and viewing
Kamakura city and beach.
Walking to Kotokuin temple .
About 11:50
Great Buddha of Kamakura
Walking back to Hase station
To Kamakura station by train.
About 12:30 Arrival at Kamakura station
(Lunch, light meel)
Walking to Tsurugaoka Hachiman shrine.
About 13:10 Arrival at the shrine.
You can enjoy walking around and shopping through Komachi street on the way back to Kamakura station.
About 13:40, taking a train back to Yokohama .
About 14:30, tour finishes at NihonOdori station (close to the port. )

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Yokohama Port Osambashi Pier terminal buiding. Near Information counter at the entrance.

End location: At NihonOdori Subway station near the port.

Duration: 5 hours

Guide will meet you at Yokohama Osanbashi Pier terminal.
Tour finishes at NihonOdori Subway station near the Pier terminal.

Transportation

Public transportation. Subway and train. Walking.

What’s Included

1.One-Day Guide fee.
2.Transportation between Tokyo and Kamakura for your guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2200 JPY - Trains from Yokohama Port to Kamakura and to Hase station.(Round trip: 1,600 JPY per person.)
Admission: Kotokuin and Hasedera. 600 JPY per person.

What’s Extra

When you are interested in some exibitions in Kamakura National
Treasure Museum, the admission is 300 ~600 JPY per person(depending on the exhibits).
Lunch may cost about 1,500 JPY per person.

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Message Susumu Y.

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